Events

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Next event? 2020 events to be announced. Stay tuned.

How She Hustles Summer Social sponsored by CIBC
August 2019 at Toronto Don Valley Hotel & Suites
200 diverse women attended our annual summer meet-up inside Toronto’s urban oasis. We welcomed three incredible speakers, our first live ASL interpreter, and took over the patio to connect with fellow women to watch in our city!
See photos here

How She Hustles roundtable with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
March 2019 at Women’s Health in Women’s Hands
An intimate roundtable discussion with on women’s economic empowerment and entrepreneurship with Canada’s Prime Minister and The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Women and Gender Equality and Minister of International Development.
Photos: Instagram

How She Hustles celebrates International Women’s Day
March 2019 at Cambria Gallery 
Following three sold-out events last year, we extended a special invitation to diverse women in Toronto to celebrate with female entrepreneurs, side hustlers and innovative leaders making an impact across our city. Hosted at Cambria, one of Toronto’s unique event venues, we celebrated International Women’s Day with style and substance. Sponsored by CIBC, Vistaprint Studio & Cambria Gallery.
Link: bit.ly/howshehustlesiwd

Startup & Slay – The Fall Edition
October 2018 at Artscape Sandbox
Back by popular demand, Startup & Slay presented by How She Hustles is a full-day of networking and panels for diverse women who want to start or scale their early-stage small businesses. Presenting sponsor CIBC and print sponsor Vistaprint Studio. Just in time for October’s Small Business Month, the agenda features knowledgeable women speaking on four panels with practical information to help you navigate the start-up ecosystem, manage your money, earn media coverage and slay on social.
Photos: http://bit.ly/2JbcWPJ
Video: http://bit.ly/2qzBbyH

How She Hustles Summer Social
August 2018 at Shopify
Join How She Hustles at our summer meet-up for diverse women – come connect with female entrepreneurs, side hustlers and innovative leaders. Don’t miss this opportunity to end the season with a night of networking at Shopify, one of Toronto’s coolest work spaces including an amazing rooftop patio.
Photos: https://bit.ly/2ObRdNj

Startup & Slay 

May 2018 at Spaces Queen West
Toronto’s new meet-up and panel sponsored by CIBC featuring diverse female entrepreneurs:
Eva Wong, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Borrowell
Devon Fiddler, Chief Changemaker, SheNative
Kiana ‘rookz’ Eastmond, Founder and Director, Sandbox Studios
Lisa Mattam, Founder and President, Sahajan
Tanya Walker, Founder and CEO, Walker Law
Photos: https://bit.ly/2mhnjqG
Video: https://bit.ly/2me2YCr

HERstory in Black
Febuary 2017 at CBC Broadcasting Centre
HERstory in Black is a digital photo series featuring 150 inspiring black women to mark Black History Month and Canada’s 150th. As seen on national CBC Television, Radio and Digital. Hosted a 400-guest cocktail reception featuring performances by Jully Black, d’bi young anitafrika with DJ Mel Boogie and Amanda Parris as the evening’s MC. The project won CBC’s top honour – the President’s Award – and an RTDNA media award nomination.
Article: http://bit.ly/2lrFGrG
Video: http://bit.ly/2q0uhDL
Photos: cbc.ca/herstoryinblack

She Changed The Game
October 2016 at Tract 9
Panel on taking risks, redefining success, pursuing your passions. Video by Toni Morgan + panel with Nneka Elliott, Tika Simone, Leisa Washington, Aisha Addo.
Photos: http://bit.ly/2fvsizm

The Summer Social
July 2016 at Windup Restaurant
100+ diverse women took over the patio at one of Toronto’s coolest Caribbean hotspots.
Photos: http://bit.ly/2aKHfxh

Tribute To Our Mothers 
April 2016 at Toronto Don Valley Hotel & Suites
Pre-Mother’s Day event with 250 guests and VIPs including Jully Black, Michie Mee, trey anthony. Video with Jully Black’s “I Travelled” & photos of inspiring moms:  https://youtu.be/Bc16z8l27AQ
Photos: http://bit.ly/1YfQdlx

International Women’s Day Meet-up
March 2016 at Design Co-founders
An invite-only potluck for women leading change & female networks in Toronto
Photos: http://bit.ly/22mMuWc

All-female pop-up shop
November 2015 at North York Reference Library Auditorium
Supporting women-led start-ups – shopping by women, for women!
Photos: http://bit.ly/25iV912
Video: https://youtu.be/9vCBPYNE9Es

How She Hustles 5th anniversary & summer social 
May 2015 at Toronto Don Valley Hotel & Suites 
Celebrating five years of our network at Toronto’s urban resort!
Video of poem by Paulina O’Kieffe for women who hustle:https://youtu.be/8rrkJf4-axE
Photos: http://bit.ly/1HqqxNN

HERstory: An inspiring women’s panel
March 2015 at YWCA Toronto’s Elm Centre
With CEO of YWCA Canada – CP24’s Nneka Elliott – 4 inspiring panelists
Photos: http://on.fb.me/1Er4HY7
Storify: http://bit.ly/19Xj77B

5th & final How She Hustles brunch 
October 2014 at The Chelsea Hotel Toronto
Sold out in days – trending on Twitter – 250 guests
Video: http://youtu.be/j193LdSup7Y
Storify: http://bit.ly/1BR4WHB
Photos: http://on.fb.me/1GkbovL

How She Hustles Annual Women’s Fall Social 
October 2013 at Novotel North York
Photos: http://on.fb.me/1CfUVX2

4th How She Hustles brunch 
May 2013 at Hotel Ocho 
Video: http://youtu.be/kpNua2BKfbs
Photos: http://on.fb.me/1c7Waip http://on.fb.me/1ReB1Um

3rd How She Hustles brunch 
April 2012 at Courtyard by Marriott
Video: http://youtu.be/e2JT_S7B1NA
Photos: http://on.fb.me/1EYCqsT http://on.fb.me/1P1V8GD

2nd How She Hustles brunch 
May 2011 at Hilton Garden Inn Downtown 
Video: http://bit.ly/w3qoVG
Photos: http://on.fb.me/wbeJos

How She Hustles Annual Women’s Fall Social 
November 2010 at Mirage Supperclub
Video: http://bit.ly/A4e5ik
Photos: http://bit.ly/1UatoPp

1st How She Hustles brunch 
May 2010 at Globe Bistro
Photos: http://on.fb.me/xlol7H