Welcome to International Women’s Day 2022 — an interactive event for all genders to celebrate the achievements of women, to learn and to connect.
Co-Presented by Niagara Economic Development and PenFinancial Credit Union.
Feminist Advocate for Gender, Culture & Technology
Steph Guthrie is a feminist advocate, organizer and analyst focusing on the intersections of gender, culture and technology. As founder of Women in Toronto Politics, she produces events and online resources to promote a more gender-inclusive civic discourse. Her work on politics, feminism, technology and pop culture have been featured on CBC’s The Current and The National, ET Canada, Global News and FLARE Magazine. Steph holds a Master of Arts in Communication & Culture from York and Ryerson Universities.
Find out more: https://stephguthrie.com
Founder, Cheekbone Beauty
Jenn Harper was born in Thunder Bay and relocated to the Niagara Region where she developed a passion for cosmetics. In 2016, Jenn established Cheekbone Beauty, an Indigenous-owned and founded, digitally-native, Canadian cosmetics company established in 2016. Cheekbone’s aim is to make a difference in the lives of Indigenous youth through donations addressing the educational funding gap, and to create a space in the beauty industry where Indigenous youth feel represented and seen. Giving back to the community is the centerpiece of Cheekbone’s mission. To date, Cheekbone Beauty has donated more than $150,000 to a wide variety of causes. These include Shannen’s Dream and the FNCFCS, the Navajo Water Project, One Tree Planted, and a variety of non-profit organizations across North America. Find out more: cheekbonebeauty.com
Thank you to our sponsors,
Ontario Power Generation
Brock University Faculty of Social Sciences
United Way Niagara
Performance Auto Group
Walk-On Dust Control
South Niagara Canoe Club
JBM Office Systems Ltd.
CIBC Business Banking
Get It Inspected
Lookout Point Country Club
Town of Lincoln, Economic Development
Lake and Associates
Destination Niagara Falls
Durward Jones & Barkwell LLP
Employment Professionals Canada
Niagara Workforce Planning Board
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