Stand Up, Get Up: A Change Makers’ Playlist

Stand Up, Get Up: A Change Makers’ Playlist

International Women’s Day is over…but LiisBeth playlist curator, Aerin Fogel, founder of Venusfest, asks “Should it be? And why is it just one day?” This playlist reminds us that struggles to transform how we relate to each other takes decades.

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

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.

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?