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SOLD OUT! She Changed The Game by #howshehustles
Tract 9
Toronto , ON
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SOLD OUT! She Changed The Game by #howshehustles

#howshehustles presents

SHE defied expectations.  
SHE dared to do things differently.
SHE redefined success.
She. Changed. The. Game.

WHAT: She Changed The Game presented by #howshehustles. Real talk with innovative women.

WHEN: Sunday, October 30, 1 - 4 pm

WHERE: Tract 9

ADDRESS: 358 Dufferin St at Queen. Suite #112. Toronto, ON M6K 1Z8

ADMISSION: Tickets sold-out. None will be sold at the door. Exclusively for women.


Welcome by Emily Mills, founder of How She Hustles, a network that connects 5000 diverse women through social media and social events in Toronto

Video message by Toni Morgan, Social Entrepreneur who crowdfunded $100K in 48 hours to attend Harvard University

Panel moderated by Nneka Elliott, award-winning media and digital personality who chose to leave CP24 to chase her entrepreneurial dreams

Aisha Addo, visionary millennial & CEO of DriveHER, a ridesharing service by women and for women in the GTA

Leisa Washington, the 1st black female WNBA/NBA agent in Canada and founder of Camda Sports Foundation

Tika Simone, Co-founder of the #Gyalcast podcast by black women ranked as the #1 Canadian DIY Media Collective You Should Know by The Fader; Founder of #Baregyal parties; artist/musician & more!

Speaker bios:

Emily Mills knows what its like to hustle and juggle it all  shes founder of the How She Hustles womens network; shes a wife and mother; and, she has a demanding career at one of the largest media companies in Canada. Emily holds degrees in journalism and music, and has studied public relations. In 2015, Emily was nominated for a YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction Award, named one of 100 Black Women to Watch in Canada and received the inaugural Womens Empowerment Award at the Black Canadian Awards.

Toni Morgan is a long-time advocate working in poverty reduction, housing and education rights. In 2015, Toni, once homeless, crowdfunded $100K (CAD) in 48 hours to attend Harvard University, where she completed her completed her M.Ed. Currently, she is the Founder of the music tech company, the Beat Academy, the Education Entrepreneurship Fellow at the Harvard Innovation Labs and Project Manager at the Edmond. J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University.

Nneka Elliott is an award-winning TV news gal turned lifestyle blogger and content creator. Nneka is well-known as an on-air reporter, anchor and host at CP24  a position she left this fall to pursue her entrepreneurial dreams. Nneka has also held such roles as president of The Media Huddle, reporter and anchor at Newstalk 1010, national weather broadcaster for The Weather Network, and weather anchor for CTV News Toronto/ Canada AM. You may also recognize her from her TV/Film roles in Single ladies, American Gothic, and Remember. A past Ryerson University alumni board member; Nneka still regularly lends her time to educational initiatives and charities, including the Stepstones mentoring program.

At just 25 years old, Aisha Addo made national headlines after launching DriveHER, a start-up that will provide a safe alternative ride sharing service for women  and by women  in the GTA. Aisha earned media coverage from CBC to Chatelaine to The Toronto Star. She is currently hosting driver recruitment sessions for DriveHER and plans to be operational by the end of 2016. Aisha is also the founder of Power to Girls Foundation, a non-profit operating in Ghana and Canada that empowers and engages young girls by helping them find their passion and purpose in life. She is the recipient of the Young Black and Gifted Award for Community Service, A Black Diversity Group Role Model award and was celebrated as one of 100 Black Women To Watch in Canada.

Leisa Washington is the first black female WNBA (Womens National Basketball Association) agent in Canada, and in January 2014, she became an NBA agent. Leisa grew up in a Toronto Community Housing Complex and has a passion for giving back to the community. She is the founder of Camda Sports Foundation, a charitable organization that provides financial assistance for youth from at-risk neighbourhoods so they can participate in healthy recreational activities, academic counselling and mentorship programs. She is also the Manager, Member Services at the state-of-the-art Abilities Centre in Whitby. Leisa has been honoured by NABFEME (National Association of Black Female Executives in Media & Entertainment) and was named 2016 Woman of the Year at a recent conference for businesses in Durham Region. Leisa holds a Diploma in Business Management from Toronto School of Business and has been recognized for her work in the community by the Toronto Raptors Foundation and Pathways to Education. Her most cherished accomplishments are her two children  Dakota and Cameron  both rising basketball stars.

Tika Simone is an artist, creator, cultural producer, T.V/Online personality, activist, and advocate for the empowerment of female artists and creators. Tika makes an impression on everyone she encounters and her joy is infectious.

Tika is a classically trained musician and performance artist who has been a part of the music/art landscape in Toronto/NYC for well over a decade. She is widely known for her work in a diverse range of projects, from her breakthrough role in Trey Anthonys Da Kink in My Hair, to frequent appearances on MTVs The Aftershow, to Tikas own Intimate & Interactive/The Known Unknown, a interactive music showcase that introduced many of Canadas current and upcoming talents to music/art industry and influencers. Tika is also the force behind #Baregyal/Gyalcast (listed in The Fader as the #1 Canadian DIY Media Collective You Should Know), the movement that is giving both space and voice to women of colour, specifically Black women, to discuss, explore, care for and celebrate their lives and experiences, in an environment of safety, non-judgment and positivity. Then there are the parties she throws.

Now Tikas love and passion for culture and music has led to the release of her first EP Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid. With features in Complex, Afropunk, The Fader, CBC, Artistic ManifesTO, among others, Tika is receiving critical acclaim for her voice, her energy, her love, Her music.

This fall will see the re-launch of the Tikas Known Unknown, as a multi-disciplinary digital agency for young creatives.



Tract 9 (View)
358 Dufferin St #112
Toronto , ON M6K 1Z8


Social > Adult

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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