8 Sustainability Terms To Get Familiar With

Ever heard of the term “net zero”? How about “renewable energy”? As the world moves toward a more sustainable future, you’re likely to hear these phrases a lot more often.  Here’s a guide to some common terms to help you boost your sustainability vocabulary in no time! Biodiversity: Biodiversity measures the variety of living things…

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: 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…

EmpowHERto Wins Grant from TD Bank

Learning how to manage money is an important life skill—the more knowledge you have about finances, the better prepared you are to make financial decisions and eventually become financially independent. At EmpowHERto, we aim to provide information and resources to help young womxn gain these skills and reach their financial goals.  In furthering this goal,…

Here Are 5 Apps That Make Tracking Your Period Easy. You’re Welcome

Periods suck. They take over your body and your emotions and you don’t feel like yourself. The worst is when they come unexpectedly, like when you’re in class, going out for a girl’s night or about to hit the pool, and you’re not prepared. Wether you’re one of the lucky ones who can predict its…

What Does it Take to be a Leader? Advice From Founder Janeen Brown

EmpowHERto Founder and multipreneur, Janeen Brown, shares her insight into what it means to be a leader and how compassion and transparency make great leadership traits. Who do you look up to for inspiration or mentorship, and why? My father has been quite the mentor for me. Every decision I make, he is the first…