Tips for Landing Your First Job

With summer vacation wrapping up and the school season approaching, it’s a great time to look for some work opportunities to balance out the school year, if you’re thinking about starting to work part-time this fall. No matter what type of work you’re looking to get into, here are some top tips to help you…

EmpowHERto Welcomes New Board of Directors Members

EmpowHERto has welcomed three new members to the Board of Directors at our Toronto branch. Each one brings a wealth of experience to their role and a passion for helping young womxn and girls gain the skills and experience needed to become future leaders. Here’s what they hope to accomplish as new members of the…

Female Founder: Beth Eden, QS World Merit

By Bridget Ah-Long With the rising intensity of climate change and global warming, environmental sustainability has become less of a trend and more of a necessary measure that must be prioritized to protect the earth’s natural resources and secure a more livable future for humans, animals and plants.  One prominent name in environmental sustainability is…

Female Founder: Andrea Henry, Henry Business Law

Small businesses play a huge role in shaping our economy, yet entrepreneurs and small business owners—particularly womxn—face unique challenges and barriers when it comes to financing, servicing, and accessing support. On top of this, new research done by the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub at Ryerson University shows that these challenges are even further amplified for…

Female Founder: Leigh Joseph, Sḵwálwen Botanicals

By Holly Coccimiglio Starting your own business is a lengthy process that requires passion and drive, but also calls on your ability to have fun and learn as you go. For Leigh Joseph, these lessons and more are some of the key things that she’s learned throughout her journey of creating and growing her own…

Female Founder: Denique Joseph, Denique Joseph Coaching

Especially in recent years, activists have been working to make conversations around menstrual health more mainstream. Denique Joseph, a menstrual health and wellness coach based in Toronto, Canada, aims to educate and raise awareness around menstrual health concerns for women and people who menstruate, in a safe and inclusive space.  We spoke to Denique about…