Canadian Women's Foundation - Hayden

I Belong Here and I Deserve to Succeed: Supporting Women Entrepreneurs of Colour

Did you know it’s in Canada? Small businesses have 1-99 employees. The majority of small businesses in our country are actually About are majority-owned by women, and there were about in Canada in 2012. That said, current statistics are not readily available about Women of Colour who are entrepreneurs or small business owners. We do […]

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Sharing Experiences through Mentorship: The Village Bloggurls

A group shot of all the village bloggurls outside

We asked a mentor and a mentee from program at North York Community House to fill us in on what their mentorship looks like. For Michelle and Rickysha, it’s all about strong communication, friendship, and experience. Rickysha Jn-Baptiste (R): Village Bloggurls Facilitator Michelle Dao (M): Village Bloggurls participant What does it mean to be a […]

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Q&A: Healing and Re-Humanizing After Trauma with Author and Activist Marlee Liss

Drawing of two women surrounded by smoke.

Art by , published by Trigger Warning: Sexual violence, depression, suicidal ideation, self-harm In 2016, author and activist Marlee Liss was raped only a week after returning from a women-centered yoga centre. Feeling isolated in her trauma, she channeled her energy towards a writing project that blossomed into Re-Humanize – a book of poems and […]

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Q&A: Author Robyn Maynard on Anti-Black Racism, Misogyny, and Policing in Canada

Robyn Maynard

Photo by Stacey Lee Photography Robyn Maynard cares deeply about the challenges facing Black women and girls in Canada. In fact, she’s made it her life’s work. A Black feminist author, freelance journalist, and longtime grassroots activist, Robyn recently published : State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present – an award-winning national bestseller. […]

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