For Jessica Bentu, a fourth-year social work student at Ryerson, the Power to Girls Foundation created a space she didn’t have when she was in elementary school. Power to Girls offers mentorship and leadership programs for young girls across the GTA and in Ghana. Recently, the foundation held their annual Power of a Girl conference at the Toronto Catholic District […]
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This Valentine’s Day, spread the love to everyone – including yourself. Mary Young, a Ryerson alumna and lingerie designer, spoke at the Gladstone Hotel last week to give a room of Toronto ladies a lesson in self appreciation. Here’s her 11-step guide to loving yourself: Write down five things you love about yourself Take time to think about what makes […]
Women announce a Ryerson sports game, but this seems long overdue.
I’m a feminist, and a Christian. To many, this sounds like an oxymoron. But in Bible study meetings on campus, in a welcome-back barbeque at church, in church council meetings, baking for a potluck and from the pulpit, it’s my scrappy, daily fight for justice. It started when I was seven. I was coming home from school after a lesson […]