Endorsed by Curators:
All ticket sales, will go towards a creative project fund for women identifying folks who want to apply with an idea and bring it to life. Community driven events for the community and put back into the community, details being released early December.
Honest humans having real conversations based off of personal experience, in an inclusive and supportive space.
6:30pm-7:10pm// Mix & Mingle
7:10pm-8:30pm// Real Talks
Your ticket includes:
A Merchant Success Lead at Shopify Plus and CEO of Tease Tea, Sheena believes however you feel, there is always a tea for that. Tease Tea was built on a dream and vision to create modern tea blends for every desire while supporting womens empowerment around the world. Sheena turned her vision into reality, building her tea femme-pire one sip at a time. Tease has expanded its reach to customers in over 50 countries, while also opening two successful popups in NYC in addition to working with select retailers.
Kyla Bolden is the Cofounder and President of Wiz Kid Coding, a social enterprise that develops coding literacy and STEM education programs for children between the ages of 3 to 16. Since launching Wiz Kid in her senior year of Tufts University in Boston, Wiz Kid Coding has taught a total of 1,300 children across the GTA, has programs in over 20 schools and through the sponsorship of TD bank has been able to provide over 40 children free enrolment in Wiz Kids summer camps in Toronto. Kyla has been able to expand Wiz Kid Coding further across the GTA and into the U.S while also participating in a number of startups involved in the cryptocurrency and child enrichment sector.
Kayley is... a creator, writer, and public speaker. a startup founder, and self-care advocate. a minimalist and feminist. a cat lover. she was named one of the top 10 entrepreneurs to watch in 2017. As a writer, mental health advocate, and co-founder of Wear Your Label, her story is embedded with personal struggle, self-love, and a unique insight into business. She has been trained by The Moth and has spoken to audiences of 10 to 10,000 alongside the likes of Chris Hadfield and Craig Kielburger. Kayley's journey has been featured in numerous press outlets, including Buzzfeed, MTV and the Globe and Mail.
Hana James is a co-founder of Greenhouse Juice Co. and its Director of Community. Hana was preparing to apply for medical school when she decided to take some time off to work in the food service industry. In October 2011, Hana founded Caf Shu, a juice bar and healthy caf. She owned and managed two locations one in Rosedale and one on King Street West for over two years. In the spring of 2013, Hana closed Caf Shu and joined some of her oldest friends in founding Greenhouse Juice Co., a cold-pressed juice company in Rosedale, which she has been operating since its opening on January 8, 2014.
Aminah is the founder and Chef de Taco of Fake Taco, lead strategist at The Food Agency (powered by Now Creative Group), and founder of soon-to-be-launched mompreneur brand PlantaMAMA. After studying communications and culinary arts, she worked in artisan bakeries, restaurants and even in the food + tech scene in Toronto. While looking longingly to the kitchen, that's where most of her current projects were baked. Plant-based menus, food strategies, and on her way to motherhood, Aminah is barely handling the juggling act, but keeps on trekkin'.
Make Lemonade was created because the struggle is real. Tired of jumping from coffee shop to coffee shop with dodgy wifi and limited seating, we set out on a mission to create an office space that lived inside our imagination. Welcome to Make Lemonade, a design-forward co-working environment, where the coffee is strong, the lighting is bright, and phone calls can be made without worrying who might be making a racket beside you.
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