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Want Change? Put a Woman in the Ring On It

“I signed up for a five-year lease and wrote a check for two months’ rent of $9,000—with $200 in my bank account.” —Savoy Howe, Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club owner sharing her entrepreneurial journey. read more

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Honouring Labour Day: A Playlist That Pushes Boundaries

Honouring Labour Day: A Playlist That Pushes Boundaries

Aerin Fogel saw the need for greater diversity in Toronto’s music industry so she did something about it. She created Toronto’s first feminist music festival, Venus Fest.

Elevating Inclusion and Diversity in the Toronto Tech Scene

Elevating Inclusion and Diversity in the Toronto Tech Scene

New city wide tech festival learns a few hard lessons on the way to opening day. Advancing inclusion and diversity in an industry that is anything but takes a lot more than a ticket discount.

MAPPING FEMINIST ENTERPRISE IN TORONTO

MAPPING FEMINIST ENTERPRISE IN TORONTO

Mellisa Shaddick and Christine Gresham were frustrated that they couldn’t find a woman-identified bike mechanic in Toronto. This set off an entrepreneurial “click” and they devised a better way to find goods and services from feminist entrepreneurs in the city.

What if Uber was a Feminist Enterprise?

What if Uber was a Feminist Enterprise?

Can you change a company’s toxic culture just by changing the players? According to CV Harquail, the only way to fix the rot at Uber’s core is for Uber to become a feminist company.

The Clarifying and Emancipating Power of Erotica Enterprise

The Clarifying and Emancipating Power of Erotica Enterprise

Feminist thought leader Audre Lorde wrote “Women often don’t consider the erotic as a source of power and information.” Fortunately for her loyal readers, Eden Baylee, a former banker turned successful erotic self-publisher, was not one of them.

Op Ed: Canadian Women Entrepreneurs Ghettoized-And It’s Time to Change This

Op Ed: Canadian Women Entrepreneurs Ghettoized-And It’s Time to Change This

New McKinsey report says it will take 180 years for Canada to achieve gender parity in the field of entrepreneurship.

How To Strengthen Ontario’s Economy Through the Effective Advancement of Women’s Entrepreneurs?

How To Strengthen Ontario’s Economy Through the Effective Advancement of Women’s Entrepreneurs?

Have you been invited to a women’s entrepreneur policy consultation? Don’t leave home without this!

Queering the Language of Business

Queering the Language of Business

A workshop for entrepreneurs on queer- and trans-inclusivity teaches participants how to be better allies and better their businesses.

Listen Up! July Playlist for Feminist Entrepreneurs

Listen Up! July Playlist for Feminist Entrepreneurs

This week, LiisBeth invited Urbanology’s Sadé Powell to curate a playlist for readers looking to reset their entrepreneurial journey—and to discover new music in the process.

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