How To Be an Ally to the AAPI Community

The month of May is known in the U.S. as Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month and in Canada as Asian Heritage Month to recognize the achievements and contributions of citizens of Asian descent to the past, present and future success of both countries. It’s also a time to reflect on and call out…

How to Set Goals and Achieve Them in 2021

Forget New Year’s resolutions. How about focusing on achieving your short and long term goals this year? Although resolutions and goals may seem like the same thing, promising to start a new workout routine or spend more quality time with your BFF are very general and can easily be forgotten after a few weeks. Goals…

7 Awesome Ways to Virtually Celebrate the Holidays

Throughout this pandemic, we’ve had to adjust our lives to make sure we are healthy and safe, and celebrating the holidays this year will be different than what we’re used to.  Although some parts of North America are in lockdown again, that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate with our friends and family. We’ve gathered some…

Easy Holiday Recipes for Teens

From lockdowns to Zoom classrooms, it hasn’t been an easy year. How can you make the most of your holiday break while trying something new? Try flexing your cooking skills with these four easy recipes. First, make sure to read the list of ingredients to spot any that you are allergic to. Safety first, always! …

Female Founder: Ariel Gough, Bailly

EmpowerHERto interviewed Ariel Gough, co-founder of Bailly, about running a fragrance business with her co-founder and business partner, Edwina Govindsamy.  Tell us the story about how you met. Did you click right away? We were introduced by Edwina’s mother over coffee and immediately knew that we wanted to start a business together. We spent time…

The Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Teens

This might be the weirdest year ever, but the end of 2020 is approaching, and that means the holiday season is upon us!  We asked the staff at EmpowHERto to share their top picks for the perfect gift this season. Use these as ideas for your best friend or sister, pass the list along to…