Speaking


Emily Mills, founder of How She Hustles, is a frequent public speaker. She speaks passionately and with authenticity about:

  • women in leadership
  • diversity and inclusion
  • media and communications
  • networking
  • entrepreneurship
  • and civic engagement.

She’s keen to speak to business leaders, forward-thinking organizations, women’s networks, youth and diverse audiences. Her public speaking engagements include:

Upcoming:

  • MC: YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction Awards
  • Keynote speaker: Massey Centre for Women

2019:

  • Keynote speaker: Visions of Science Network for Learning Gala
  • Guest speaker: Creative Works Conference
  • Host: Ryerson University’s Viola Desmond Awards
  • Keynote speaker: Omniwomen + Allies #IWD2019 Celebration @ Twitter Canada
  • Keynote speaker: CIBC International Women’s Day Employee Luncheon
  • MC: Ontario Black History Society Black History Month Kick-off Brunch
  • Panelist: U of T’s Hart House Black Entrepreneurs & Visionaries Roundtable
  • Keynote speaker: Smart Start Youth Leadership Summit in Ottawa
  • Keynote speaker: RH King Academy Youth Leadership program
  • Workshop presenter: National Black Canadians Summit with Michaëlle Jean Foundation in Ottawa

2018:

  • Moderator: United Nations Association in Canada Women in Business Panel
  • Moderator: Economic Club of Canada’s #EquityTalks: Black on Bay Street
  • Keynote speaker: Twitter Canada’s #HereWeAre with Canadian Women Leaders
  • Keynote speaker: Maytree Canada’s Five Good Ideas
  • Moderator: Lean in Canada – Women in the C-Suite panel at AGO
  • Moderator: Jully Black interview for YWCA Canada’s Think Big, Lead Now series
  • Keynote speaker: U of T/Rotman Commerce Women in Business Conference
  • Keynote speaker: Ryerson Women in Leadership Conference
  • Panelist: Blissdom Canada’s Social Media Influencer Conference
  • Workshop facilitator: University of Toronto Black Students High School Conference
  • Workshop facilitator: Branded TO Youth Entrepreneurship Conference
  • MC: Caribbean Tales CineFAM Women of Colour Film Night at Revue Cinema
  • MC: Antigua & Barbuda Association of Toronto’s 37th Independence Gala
  • Panelist: Bobby Umar’s Discover Your Personal Brand workshop on side hustles

2017:

  • MC: Jamaica 55 reception with Jamaica’s First Lady, The Most Hon. Juliet Holness
  • Moderator: CivicAction Diversecity OnBoard panel at LinkedIn Canada
  • Guest speaker: The Power of Networking – Association of Law Officers of the Crown
  • Guest speaker: Infrastructure Ontario Women’s Network
  • Panelist: Women Run Things – RISE Edutainment
  • Keynote: Pathways to Education Regent Park, Student graduation gala
  • Keynote: She Leads Africa Toronto women’s conference
  • MC: 1st Black Moms Connection Canadian Conference
  • Guest speaker: OISE/U of T Women in Leadership Course
  • Panelist: SheEO Women’s Activator Summit
  • Panelist: Trey Anthony’s Black Girl in Love with Herself at Harbourfront’s Kuumba

2016:

  • Moderator: Lean in Canada Women’s Entrepreneur Panel
  • Moderator: MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes interview for Black Female Lawyers Network
  • Panelist: Success Beyond Limits March Break Career Camp
  • Guest speaker: “Million Dollar Pitch” BrandedTO youth entrepreneur conference

2012-2014:

  • Keynote: All that Girls Can Be Conference in Regent Park
  • Panelist: Ontario Black History Society Leaders of Tomorrow youth conference
  • Keynote: Jamaican Canadian Association 10th Scholarship Gala