Articles by: Sonia El Boury

Elli_Voutsinas (right) Ali Fattahi (right)  (Sonia El Boury / Ryersonian Staff)

Students pitch their businesses at annual GCM expo

Ellie Voutsinas hands out digital prints of stickers, business cards, flyers and cupcakes with digital printed logos of ‘Pastels & Promenade’ logo to passers-bys. Along with group members Ali Fattahi, Tak Po Chu, Deborah Lewis and Harleen Sign, she created Pastels & Promenade, a business prints on food items with a special inkjet printer. Her booth was set up alongside […]

by Sonia El Boury· · Business, News
Rebeca Ortiz, Sidney Lazarus and Meghan Gable pose for a picture in the photo gallery room at the Thomas Lounge. (Courtesy of Sonia El Boury/Ryersonian Staff)

Celebrating the women behind the art

In the male-dominated world of film, some students at Ryerson saw the need for a “support system” for women in the industry. Enter the Ryerson Alliance of Women Filmmakers, a group that created the university’s first-ever celebration of female artists on campus called Women in Art. “Women are part of a marginalized group overall. Even though there are talented female […]

Women in Art event showcasing Ryerson talent

Women in Art event showcasing Ryerson talent

This Wednesday, Ryerson will be hosting the second annual women in art event. The event will take place at the Thomas lounge at Ryerson and will showcase all forms of art, including film photography, poetry and music, from Ryerson female students of any program. We sat down with Rebeca Ortiz, image arts course union president and curator to tell us […]

Feminist activists meet to talk about indigenous justice, racialized and migrant workers

Feminist activists meet to talk about indigenous justice, racialized and migrant workers

Lawyer Shalini Konanur says she sees as many as 700 clients a month at her clinic on Shepherd Ave. E north of highway 401 in Toronto. Of those clients, she says, 60 percent are women. Each of them comes to the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario needing help to navigate a world of systemic racism and marginalization. Konanur was […]

by Sonia El Boury· · Arts & Life
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