EmpowHERto to Launch New Financial Literacy Program

Summer is finally here! It’s time to step away from your computer screens, meet up with your friends, and enjoy the warm weather. It’s also a great time to learn something new. Our program, Financial Finesse, launching June 1, will teach you important skills on managing your money, investing, and entering the job market. We…

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…

Are You a Highly Sensitive Person?

Growing up I never labelled myself as sensitive—I thought the opposite, yet there were many underlying traits that pointed out the obvious. Oftentimes I would get sensory overload more quickly than others: the itch of fabric on my skin set me off, bright lights seemed to burn and my mother asking me a question when…

Why You Need to Set Your Own #Bodygoals

Let’s be real, the pressure has always been on for girls and women to look a certain way. Go back to any time period, and you will find that women are under pressure to look their absolute best (usually to find a husband—why doesn’t this surprise me?). It’s quite difficult to understand why things have…

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…