LiisBeth Original

Emily Does The Hustle

“…so many businesses don’t realize there’s a whole different demographic they may be not connecting with”–Emily Mills, founder of Toronto based 5000 strong network of women of colour entrepreneurs points out how read more

Posted on:

LiisBeth Original

Emily Does The Hustle

Emily Does The Hustle

“…so many businesses don’t realize there’s a whole different demographic they may be not connecting with”–Emily Mills, founder of Toronto based 5000 strong network of women of colour entrepreneurs points out how Read more

A Canadian Crusader in Kabul

A Canadian Crusader in Kabul

Filmmaker Roberta Staley captures the stories of feminist Afghan women journalists seizing on the power of media to advance gender equality–even though doing so means risking their lives.

How To Achieve True Diversity At Conferences? Embrace Discomfort

How To Achieve True Diversity At Conferences? Embrace Discomfort

Boosting the gender equality and equity needle at events and festivals requires organizers to get out of their comfort zone.

LiisBeth Dispatch #32

LiisBeth Dispatch #32

Hillary Clinton’s Visit to Toronto, Sheldon Levy on women in entrepreneurship, the EFFs, and the first Women’s Chamber of Commerce in Ontario.

Savoy “Kapow” Howe Outside The Ring: Part Two

Savoy “Kapow” Howe Outside The Ring: Part Two

“As a business owner, one of the cool things about trying to keep a place like this alive is it forces me to be really creative at the end of the month. It forces me to invent things out of necessity. Some of the things we invent become a huge part of what we do.” –Savoy Howe

When a Catalyst Becomes an Inhibitor

When a Catalyst Becomes an Inhibitor

Catalyst Canada defends its choice to appoint another male bank CEO to be its board chair, saying leaving women’s advancement up to men who have a lot of people working for them is a good strategy. But is it? More importantly, has it worked?

Want Change? Put a Woman in the Ring On It-The Story of Savoy “Kapow” Howe, Part One

Want Change? Put a Woman in the Ring On It-The Story of Savoy “Kapow” Howe, Part One

“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.

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.

The Collective Silencing of Living Colour

The Collective Silencing of Living Colour

“So what is going on with our collective—and the patriarchy’s—relationship with colour? Why is the use of colour, especially on the body, silenced by much of society?
I think we know the answer. “–Mutch

1 2 3 14Next →