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Sips with Sitti, Episode 4: Taking Our Health Into Our Hands w/ guest, Shireen Khamees!

Sips with Sitti, Episode 4: Taking Our Health Into Our Hands w/ guest, Shireen Khamees!

One in five – 22.1 per cent – of the adult population in conflict-affected areas are affected by mental health issues. That baseline is around two to three times higher than the level in people at large, according to other studies. “- Noora quoting WHO study on mental health problems at conflict-affected areas.  
Sips with Sitti, Episode 3: Resilience in the Face of it All

Sips with Sitti, Episode 3: Resilience in the Face of it All

“We want to give people an understanding of what is going on beyond their silos on social media. At the end of the day, it is human lives being impacted here. Imagine your grandmother or grandfather in this position, there is no getting out. You cannot flee. You know there is a big difference with the refugee community in Gaza compared to refugee communities in other parts of the world. It’s not like other places where you pack your things and go. You sit there and pray you’re alive the next day” - Jackie (Examining crisis of Israeli-Palestinian violence)
Own Your [Woman Owned] Business Story: Jana Zaibak of Nomz

Own Your [Woman Owned] Business Story: Jana Zaibak of Nomz

In this week’s interview, we are talking to the founder of Nomz, Jana Zaibak. Nomz creates a range of wellness products that satisfy your sweet tooth without the extra sugars or artificial sweeteners. Zaibak started the brand after learning more about refined sugars and wanted to make something delicious for all those wishing to be on a healthier diet. The brand prides itself on being simple, proudly displaying all their ingredients on the front of the package. No extra stuff, just all the good things nature has to offer. Read more about Jana and how Nomz is creating healthy bites that taste oh so good! 

Own Your [Woman Owned] Business Story: This Bag Helps

Own Your [Woman Owned] Business Story: This Bag Helps

Meet Susie Gay, co-founder of This Bag Helps, a Summerland-based non-profit brand creating tote bags that started with the vision of helping businesses impacted by COVID-19. Since the organization was founded in 2020, it has grown to support other causes including organizations who empower girls education, global programs fighting child hunger, and many more

Own Your [Woman Owned] Business Story: Yasaman Haj-shafiei of Jing Well

Own Your [Woman Owned] Business Story: Yasaman Haj-shafiei of Jing Well

Yasaman Haj-shafiei is the owner of Jing Well, an Ontario-based brand that is bringing the healing power of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) into the mainstream health and wellness arena.

Own Your [Woman Owned] Business Story: Heather McDougall of BogoBrush

Own Your [Woman Owned] Business Story: Heather McDougall of BogoBrush

In this week’s interview, we talk with the co-founder and CEO of Bogobrush, Heather McDougall. Heather created the sleek and sustainable Bogobrush toothbrush with the environment front-of-mind.
Summer in Review: Highlights from a Busy Season

Summer in Review: Highlights from a Busy Season

Before the summer is gone though, we want to take a moment to reflect on the incredible season we’ve had here at Sitti. This past summer, we released new products, started campaigns, and launched blog two new series. Catch up on the latest Sitti news...

A New Year and New Family Members!

A New Year and New Family Members!

Happy New Year! Our first announcement of 2020 has been in the works for almost a year. Today, we’re revealing the first members of our Sitti Social Enterprise International Advisory Board

In support of Women Shelters in Toronto: Let's do this Yoga Thing!

In support of Women Shelters in Toronto: Let's do this Yoga Thing!

A bright sunny Sunday was the backdrop to ‘Let's Do This Yoga Thing!', the second in a series of charity events, hosted by Afroze and Salwa.  These two local Toronto women (but proud Native Brits), have a deep desire to build a connected sisterhood and curate events with the spirit of charity and the heart of self-care!  

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