Emily Mills being interviewed on Breakfast Television about Startup & Slay by How She Hustles. Split screen with one woman (Dina) and other screen with Emily wearing a COVID-19 mask with a CityTV microphone. Text on screen reads: Supporting small businesses hustling during the pandemic.

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Media Highlights for Startup & Slay 2020 by How She Hustles:

Additional media:

MaRS: 8 ways to improve inclusivity in the workplace – August 2020

Globe and Mail: This small business owner moved her women’s network online – July 2020

CBC Radio’s Fresh Air: Michelle Obama’s new podcast and Startup & Slay – July 2020

Toronto Star: How She Hustles cover story on Toronto Star Business section – June 2020

Women Entrepreneurs Radio interview with Deb Bailey – June 2020

Own Your Thrive podcast with Nkechi Nwafor-Robinson – June 2020

Women on Fire interview with Sandra Chuma – June 2020

How She Hustles x Q&A with Christy Laverty – July 2020

Toronto Caribbean News: Creating safe spaces for women of colour to connect – June 2020 How She Hustles celebrates 10 years of bringing diverse women together – May 2020

The Dr. Vibe Show: Emily Mills “10 Year of How She Hustles – Celebrating Diversity, Women Empowered & Entrepreneurship” – May 2020

The Karen Carrington Show – May 2020

Follow Me interview with Sabine Daniel – March 2020

G98.7 FM: COVID-19 call-in show – March 2020 (interview at 2:07:08)

Creative Works: Hustle + Thrive podcast spotlight – March 2020

G98.7 FM: International Women’s Day interview – March 2020

York University: Alumni Spotlight – Feb 2020

Refinery 29: The Incredible Black Canadian Women You Should Know – Feb 2020

CBC Toronto News: Black women and the future of work – Feb 2020 (story at 36:48)

Toronto Star: Obama rejuvinates, captivates Toronto fans – Jan 2020


A Walk In My Stilettos: Podcast with Makini Smith – Nov 2019

Toronto Star: Still pushing for personhood (Person’s Day – 90 years later) – Oct 2019

Financial Post:  Happy accident created women’s empowerment network How She Hustles – Oct 2019

Financial Post: Startup & Slay events focus on sharpening business skills – Oct 2019

CTV News Channel: Highlighting Women Entrepreneurs – October 2019 The Risk & Reward of Being Your Own Boss – Oct 2019

Share Newspaper: Remembering Hodan Nalayeh – July 2019

kultur.d on Global News 640 AM: Interview with Emily Mills June 2019

Global News Toronto: Michelle Obama recognized in tribute video – May 2019

Flare Magazine: Women’s empowerment events need to be more inclusive – Feb 2019

Startup Here Toronto: Everyday She’s Hustling – February 2019 (repost from


Goalcast: Mercedes-Benz Emerging Leaders Winners – December 2018

Toronto Caribbean Newspaper: Emily Mills – How She Hustled – December 2018

Globe and Mail: Women on the fast track – the really, really, fast track – November 2018

Toronto Star: Viola Desmond’s legacy a light that shines on other trailblazers – November 2018

CBC Radio’s Metro Morning: Emily Mills & Mayaan Ziv receive WXN Top 100 Awards November 2018

United Way’s Local Love: Emily Mills is building bridges for diverse women in Toronto – November 2018

CBC Radio’s Fresh Air: Startup & Slay – October 2018

MakeLemonade: Q&A with Emily Mills – October 2018

Toronto Life: A look inside Spaces, co-working office – October 2018 Startup & Slay – October 2018 Supporting Women Entrepreneurs of Colour – October 2018 Lessons from Women who Startup & Slay – June 2018

2017: Emily does the hustle – December 2017

CBC Radio’s Metro Morning: Startup & Slay – May 2017

CBC Radio’s Metro Morning: HERstory in Black – February 2017 Massive photo project HERstory in Black shows a ‘different face of leadership – February 2017

CBC/Radio-Canada Corporate Blog: Emily Mills: A Source of Inspiration – February 2017

Share Newspaper: New cohort of Diversecity fellow eager to affect change – February 2017 She Changed the Game: Meet Emily Mills, Founder of How She Hustles – October 2016 Creating Opportunities for Women through How She Hustles – July 2016 Five Things Friday: Emily Mills – 2015

Parents Canada: Editor’s Letter – Words of Wisdom – December 2014

Book citations:

Quoted in: The MomShift: Women Share Their Stories of Career Success After Having Children, Indigo bestseller by Reva Seth.

Profiled in: 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women by Dr. Jean Augustine, Dr. Denise O’Neil Green and Dauna Jones-SimmondDe