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Empowering Girls in STEM with Ingrid Gayle
July 04, 2023

"We raise girls who are skillful, fierce, resilient and hopeful to be a part of the future." - What started with a game of chess has ignited a movement and a revolution that young girls today need mor

Revitalizing Queer Pride: Uplifting Community through Drag with Ian Burns (Rowena Whey)
June 27, 2023

"My response to hate is that you are not on the right side of history. What I teach is that everyone deserves to be loved, and everyone deserves equal rights.” - In this episode we speak to Ian Burns,

Consulting for Change: Strategies & Tools for Inclusion with Fae Johnstone
June 20, 2023

“As marginalized folks, as those who walk at the intersection of multiple identities, we often feel like imposters in the room. My advice is to know that you already are an expert if you are living th

Food for Thought: Recipes for Community Empowerment with Joline Beauregard
June 13, 2023

“As a person who is queer, with disabilities, and as a female-presenting person, people need to see people who look like me being successful, and doing cool things. I too am allowed to be successful -

How To: Foster Indigenous Values and Systems as an Entrepreneur
June 08, 2023

Chelsea Howard is the Founder of Drift Employer Brand Consulting. Chelsea is a workforce strategist, partnering with companies from a range of industries to build human-centric culture and employee ex

Every Girl Deserves to Shine: Inclusivity in Fashion with Jamie Alexander
June 06, 2023

”As entrepreneurs we fall in love with our products, and the problems that we are solving. We [the RUBIES team] celebrate trans kids and trans families - it’s infectious.” - Every girl deserves to shi

Young Voices for Climate Change with Sarah Syed
May 30, 2023

“Create opportunities in order for opportunities to come to you.” - Sarah Syed is a climate activist, researcher, innovator, and poet from Toronto who has taken stage around the world. Her research an

Branding as a Super Power with Christine Lieu
May 23, 2023

"Like a house, your brand is one of the biggest assets you own. If you don't have a strong foundation to start with, you might have to knock it all down." - Christine Lieu is the expert behind CL Desi

Accessibility as a Competitive Advantage with David Bestwith David Best
May 16, 2023

"The digital divide has created a wider gap between leadership and management. It has created a lot of problems for people with disabilities." - David Best is persistent in seeking out best practises

Let’s Talk Side Hustles with Jeff Mitchell
May 09, 2023

"When change happens, we become resilient. I believe pursuing a side hustle allows us to learn this and thrive.” - Jeff has enjoyed a winding pathway through the gig and creator economies. A former En