Female Founder: Beth Eden, QS World Merit

By Bridget Ah-Long With the rising intensity of climate change and global warming, environmental sustainability has become less of a trend and more of a necessary measure that must be prioritized to protect the earth’s natural resources and secure a more livable future for humans, animals and plants.  One prominent name in environmental sustainability is…

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: Leigh Joseph, Sḵwálwen Botanicals

By Holly Coccimiglio Starting your own business is a lengthy process that requires passion and drive, but also calls on your ability to have fun and learn as you go. For Leigh Joseph, these lessons and more are some of the key things that she’s learned throughout her journey of creating and growing her own…

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…

Female Founder: Elaisha Jade, Your Mindful

No matter what stage of life we’re at or what job we do, we all need a mental refresh or reset sometimes. In an effort to clean-up her own mental state and create a more balanced internal energy, entrepreneur Elaisha Jade founded Your Mindful, a meditation and mindfulness tool, and is now helping people around…

Female Founder: Holly Soulié, Emotional Health

By Bridget Ah-Long Here at EmpowHERto, we strive to teach young womxn how to reach their potential as leaders through educating them to hone their independence, mental strength, and confidence. A shining example of a womxn who has successfully transformed her personal story into a business that advocates for mental and emotional health is Holly…