LiisBeth Original

LiisBeth Original

JJ Steeves Stray Kitties in the City

JJ Steeves Stray Kitties in the City

New Year grind getting to you? Don’t worry. This week we have an army of thoughtful stray cats to make you smile.

Are Nonprofits Getting in the Way of Social Change?

Are Nonprofits Getting in the Way of Social Change?

Once seen as the primary catalysts for social change, today there are some who have become impatient and dissatisfied with the status quo in the nonprofit sector.

Maya Penn: The vision to spark movement

Maya Penn: The vision to spark movement

15 year old entrepreneur, illustrator, activist believes in the power of her ideas – especially when it comes to working towards a better future for both her customers and the planet.

Is Crowdfunding Leveling The Playing Field For Entrepreneurs?

Is Crowdfunding Leveling The Playing Field For Entrepreneurs?

Entrepreneurs are not always well served by traditional gatekeepers for financing. The good news is that VCs are no longer the only ones holding the key to investment money. 

If Santa was a woman, could she do the job?

If Santa was a woman, could she do the job?

‘Headaches’, ‘babies’ and ‘not strong enough to carry a sack.’ Reasons children give for why Santa can’t be a woman.

Her unapologetic confidence to succeed

Her unapologetic confidence to succeed

25 year old entrepreneur Jessica Mah is thankful the first version of her business didn’t work out because now she doesn’t take anything for granted.

Vision

Vision

Poetry by Marni Levitt and Illustration by Shane Keyu Song

Why are women less likely to be entrepreneurs than men?

Why are women less likely to be entrepreneurs than men?

Research from the University of North Carolina and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania looks at why fewer women pursue entrepreneurship as a career.

Canadian Illustrator Kate Beaton’s Hark! A Vagrant

Canadian Illustrator Kate Beaton’s Hark! A Vagrant

A sharp pencil, shrewd sense of history and effective use of incisive wit make for an exceptional Toronto based, female illustrator.