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Author: Kate Hawkins

Kate Hawkins

Kate Hawkins is the Public Relations and Online Engagement Coordinator at the Canadian Women's Foundation.

Campus Sexual Violence and #MeToo: Q&A with Bailey Reid

A Black woman graduating from university

University campuses are often catalysts for change. So how has campus culture responded to the We spoke to Carleton University’s Bailey Reid about violence on campus, and how her conversations about consent are shifting. Tell me a little bit about your role at Carleton. What kind of work do you do? In my role I […]


Building Feminist Community through Beer: A Q&A with Society of Beer Drinking Ladies Founder Erica Campbell

A Society of Beer Drinking Ladies crowd picture.

(SOBDL) knows how to party in a big way. What started as a chance to network with others in the food and beverage industry – and enjoy a few new brews – quickly transformed into regular “bevies” attended by thousands of women. We spoke to the SOBDL founder Erica Campbell about her experience working in […]


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 […]


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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