SHE’S HUNGRY... For a more gender-balanced world (and breakfast!) 🚺
Join us on March 8th for a very special #InternationalWomensDaybreakfast, with all proceeds from ticket sales supporting @dressforsuccesstoronto.
〰️ OUR #IWD2019 GOAL:
To collectively support at least three DFS women through this hosted breakfast — a single donation of $300 supports one woman’s access to @dressforsuccesstoronto’s programming for an entire year. This includes professional attire for interviews and employment, mentorship coaching, career skills development and financial literacy programs. We hope to see you there!!
Thank you to our generous sponsors and to all our attendees! We are pleased to announce we surpassed our goal of supporting 3 women through Dress for Success programming for one year!
Celebrating voices in women’s empowerment, Polished 2018 will take place at Toronto’s historic Great Hall on Wednesday, November 14. Join us for this inspiring cocktail reception in support of our programs that empower women in achieving economic independence.
This year, we’re celebrating the women who inspire us. Expect every detail – from our special guests, to our curated silent auction, to the food and drink – to be polished.
Lace up your running shoes, everyone... We’re teaming up with the @yorkvillerun again this September and VIP early registration is now open!
Join our fundraising team called 'YES 416' to help support Dress for Success Toronto.
Fundraisers who raise more then $500 will be rewarded with a luxury gift item click here to check out the gifts.
Here's how you can register and join our team:
1. Fill out the B&O Yorkville Run registration form here: https://www.yorkvillerun.com/the-cause/
2. On the registration form select 'I am fundraising as part of a registered team'
3. Click on the drop down menu and select 'YES 416'
4. Type in 'YES416' under 'Team Code'
Please note that there is a $100 fee to register for the B&O Yorkville Run.
If you're already registered for the B&O Yorkville Run, you can join our team by logging into the fundraising site here https://www.yorkvillerun.com/dashboard/ and selecting 'Join or Create a Team.'
YES! X EQUINOX YORKVILLE
Ladies of Toronto! On August 28th, we are partnering up with Equinox Yorkville for an exclusive fitness event all in support of Dress for Success Toronto! We've got amazing goodies for all attendees and a whole lot of sweating lined up!!
Tickets are extremely limited! Get yours ASAP!!!
7:30 - 8PM // FIRESTARTER w/ Callie (MAIN STUDIO) // FIRE STARTER: Prepare for the next generation of cardio HIIT training. Every second is supercharged in a blitz of lightning-fast intervals. Using body weight and a bench, blaze your way up and down with sequences that will crush your personal best.
8 - 8:15PM // HEALTH TALK (YOGA STUDIO)
8:15 - 8:45PM // RESTORATIVE YOGA w/ Callie (YOGA STUDIO) // RESTORATIVE YOGA & MEDITATION: Restore the body and renew the spirit as you quiet the mind with this soothing, gentle style of yoga, ideal for beginners or those recovering from injuries. The use of props help to ease the body into poses that are held for longer periods of time.
SEE YOU THERE!
Ladies of Toronto! Mark your calendars for a fabulous and jam-packed event featuring the city’s most influential women from a diverse range of industries. Join us for an immersive Monday Girl experience with h’ors d’oeuvres, amazing gift bags, a fun House of VR Pop-Up, and inspiring panels. Tickets are extremely limited! Buy yours here!
Erin Kleinberg - Co-Founder of COVETEUR and Métier Creative
Shauna Levy - CEO of Design Exchange/Founder of EDIT: Expo for Design, Innovation & Technology
Jessica Zagari - Head of Communications at L'Oréal Paris
Swapna Malekar - Senior Manager, Product at RBC
Chloe Wilde - TV Host, ET Canada, etalk
VIP Fireside Chat:
Claire Adams - CEO of Notable Life
Jodi Kovitz - Founder + CEO of #movethedial
Jennifer Tidy - Senior VP of Partnerships at ModiFace
Coach Carey - Life Coach
The Future is Female will be in support of Dress for Success Toronto. Be sure to visit the on-site DFS booth to learn more about how Dress for Success Toronto has helped over 10,000 women in the GTA transition out of unemployment since 2009.
See you ladies there!
Monday Girl x Yes! Dress for Success Fashion Gala at Shopify was an incredible evening with over 170 female guests in attendance. With speakers like Connie Chan (Warner Music Canada), Lexi Miles ( WAXON Wax Bar), Mel Hwang (Blogger), and Nancy Chen (Otto's Bierhalle), the event was a fun filled night of fashion and meaningful discussion.
Elevate Your Fitness with YES! and Joanna Nicholson on Wednesday July 26 @rosedaleclub at 6:30 pm
We switch into gear for a 50min indoor cycle class that's sure to get your heart racing ❤️ Feel energized at the end of your day!
Where: Rosedale Club (920 Yonge St)
Start Time: 6:30pm (Doors open at 5:30pm to use change rooms, etc)
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1-day guest pass granted to all participants to return for another gym visit
Bring a Friend or make new ones in class! 😊💪🏽 #trainyourelement
Everyday Allergen-Free: Allergy-Free Apps
Everyday Allergen-Free is a lifestyle site for adults and teens dealing with food allergies. We aim to inspire confidence in people living with this invisible disability.
Amanda is the author and food photographer of Allergen-Free Desserts and began EAF as a platform to inspire confidence in teens and adults living with food allergies. Joella does not have allergies but contributes a valuable perspective as the best friend of an allergy-sufferer. Together they're raising awareness about anaphylaxis, how to manage allergies, and educating others about this invisible disability.
What's on the menu?
Persian inspired pomegranate salad served in endive boat
Peanut-free peanut butter cups
Click here RSVP & get your tickets!
Can't wait to see everyone there!
Join us in support of YES! Toronto with Alexandria Luciana, Founder and Creator of NULOVE for an Activating Sound Healing meditation session.
Alexandria is an experienced sound healer, yoga teacher, reiki master and performing artist. To learn more visit: https://www.facebook.com/nulovecommunity/
Get ready to allow yourself to receive the beautiful healing sounds of the crystal singing bowls. Together with Alexandria's voice, you will be brought into a state of pure bliss and relaxation.
Our class will begin with some light movement and then move into a meditation. Please dress comfortably.
Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. Please arrive no later than 6:30 p.m.
Please bring your own Yoga Mat and a sweater / blanket for your comfort during the sound healing meditation. Appropriate for All levels.
Space is limited. Please register to save your spot!
Coach Carey focuses on helping young professionals & millennials discover thier hidden confidence. By doing so, many turn what once hindered them, into what empowers them. From there, Raia's clients are able to achieve the fulfilment they crave, and careers they've dreamed of.
Join us at 6pm Semptember 21st for this inspiring event! Network, learn and enjoy complimentary wine and cheese.
As this event will be hosted at a private club, please RSVP and if you would like to bring a guest, please let us know!
Join us for the YES! Outdoor Bootcamp with Personal Trainer and Founder of Body Envy, Trudie German!
Spaces are limited to 25. To secure your spot, please ensure you RSVP and purchase a ticket in advance.
Date: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Trinity Bellwoods Park - 790 Queen St W (Exact location will be given on the day)
There will be complimentary snacks and refreshments.
Please bring a yoga mat.
Marissa Bronfman is Founder and CEO of Moxie Media, a boutique digital agency, and Bowl Bar, a vegan food and beverage company. After working at NBC and The Huffington Post in New York City, Marissa moved to Mumbai, India and began freelancing for Vogue India, Conde Nast Traveller India, Harper's Bazaar India and others, before starting Moxie Media. She created Women in Media, a national speaking series featuring young women using digital media to build their business and brand, as well as Moxie Mentorship, India's first international mentorship program for Indian women.
Bowl Bar was born a year ago out of Marissa's desire to introduce delicious, nutritious and beautiful vegan food and beverages to India. Bowl Bar quickly became a Bollywood favorite and has been featured in dozens of online and print publications, including the Indian editions of Vogue, ELLE and Grazia, as well as Economic Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Times of India, Hindustan Times, Indian Express and more.
This is Bowl Bar's first pop-up in Toronto! Please spread the love on Instagram @bowlbar
Elizabeth M. Friesen is a Certified Image Consultant, Stylist, Writer, Speaker, Social Media Influencer, and the driving force behind E.M. Friesen Consulting & Intelligent Style Solutions.
Elizabeth takes great pride in helping her clients transform. She thoroughly enjoys working closely with them to achieve their personal and professional goals, by enhancing their image, appearance, social skills, and social media presence.
Through one-on-one coaching, group seminars, and hands-on workshops, Elizabeth offers customized programs in the following areas:
- Wardrobe assessment, acquisition, and organization
- Styling services (for photo shoots, special occasions, and events)
- Tutored shopping experiences
- Social & business etiquette
- Confidence building, presentation skills, networking, and public speaking
- Personal grooming
- Social media image, content creation, and content curation
- English language, writing skills, and editing
lizabeth is also a volunteer at Dress for Success Toronto and helps to empower the women there!