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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: Jaswinder Salh of Keep Leaf

Own Your [Woman Owned] Business Story: Jaswinder Salh of Keep Leaf

Say hello to Jaswinder Salh, the founder of Keep Leaf! Keep Leaf is a sustainable lifestyle brand creating reusable and organic products. They are creating stylish products that are meant to last. Keep Leaf has reusable tote bags, make up bags, lunch bags, and even baby bibs! The brand is also committed to ethical production: all of their products are made in a clean, family-owned facility. The greatest part of Keep Leaf is that your purchase means less toxins and waste going back into the environment. Read more about Jaswinder and the story behind Keep Leaf. 

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: 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.
Own Your [Woman Owned] Business Story: Sheena Brady of Tease Tea

Own Your [Woman Owned] Business Story: Sheena Brady of Tease Tea

Meet Sheena Brady, the founder and CEO of Tease Tea, an Ottawa-based company that sells ethically and sustainably sourced loose-leaf tea and accessories. Every purchase of their tea supports programs that help empower women and young girls.
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