Powerbitches Stirring the Pot

Powerbitches Stirring the Pot

“At a moment in which community is forged increasingly online, we believe in the power of meeting face to face. We keep our events deliberately small to create an environment of active connection rather than passive consumption.” –Rachel Hills, founder of Powerbitches

Will Next Generation News Media Ownership Be Gender Balanced?

Will Next Generation News Media Ownership Be Gender Balanced?

The new $645M Canadian government news media fund mostly bails out crumbling traditional media and fails to advance diversity. Despite facts that start up companies rushing in to fill the gap are largely founded by men–and white people. Is this going to help us build a more inclusive democracy?

When Aunt Flo Becomes CEO

When Aunt Flo Becomes CEO

Amanda Laird may have felt cursed on her journey into entrepreneurism—until she took on “the curse” itself.

This Woman Rocks

This Woman Rocks

A mining company tried to force Sabrina Dias out. Rather than leave the sector, she set up her own shop, determined to help a laggard industry have a more sustainable future.