Media Coverage

Media Coverage

As a youth-led non-profit organization, we count on our supporters to make our work possible.

With the help of our funders, supporters, and friends, our mission to cultivate civic leadership among Black, Indigenous, and racialized young women and gender-diverse youth becomes possible. – March 25, 2020
Ishani Nath

A network helps young and diverse women and non-binary folks take the reins of leadership—something we need now more than ever.
#covid-19 – May 8, 2018
Sarah Boesveld

The co-founders of the young women’s leadership network have created a resource for political parties on how to navigate claims of harassment and assault – March 7, 2018
Meagan Campbell And Catherine Mcintyre

From cabinet ministers to volunteers, dozens of women say sexual harassment and violence on parliament hill have gone unchecked for too long – March 25, 2020
Ishani Nath

In the past three months, vice news interviewed more than 40 women about sexual harassment on the hill. These are their stories

Women of colour are often left out of conversations about violence — they shouldn’t be – December 7, 2019
Arti Patel

Watch our founder, Arezoo Najibzadeh, talk about violence against raicalized women on Global News’ ‘Living in Colour. – July 27, 2018
Lisa Ferguson

“women are leaving politics in droves because they’ve experienced sexual violence,” she notes—and they’re not getting the support they need. “unfortunately, a lot of these experiences won’t be believed. I had a [member of parliament] say to me last year, ‘where’s your numbers, where’s your statistics?’” – may 29, 2018

Access to leadership and advanced education and building thriving communities are high on the list of young women’s priorities in this election. A lot of young professional women and recent grads are concerned with the current state of women in leadership in both the public and the private sectors.

Cbc.Ca – february 01, 2018
the canadian press

“ the non-profit helps women and non-binary folks learn how to effectively engage as civic leaders in their communities and develop the political skills and support they need to compete—as well as reverse these grim statistics: the 2019 canadian federal election saw more women elected to parliament than ever before (98 in total), yet women still make up only 29 percent of federal members of parliament. There are no women premiers in canada and only one-fifth of canadian mayors are women (…)

Thestar.Com – january 25, 2018
alex mckeen & victoria gibson

Following allegations against patrick brown, advocates for female leaders say ‘it’s time’ to bring #metoo movement to canadian politics

Working Around Harassment

The agenda with steve paikin – january. 26, 2018

Watch our founder, Arezoo Najibzadeh, talk about sexual violence in politics on TVO’s ‘The Agenda’.