Carla Sinclair

Carla’s natural curiosity, love of storytelling and building community is the perfect recipe for a documentary filmmaker. For more than a decade Sinclair has played a role at Empty Cup Media (ECM), stationed in a Oshawa, Ontario. ECM is a boutique production company collecting and shaping stories from inspiring people to share with the world. … Continue reading Carla Sinclair

Joan Jothi Saldanha

Joan Jothi Saldanha is a professional artist, photographer, certified Sacred Leader with Sacred Women International, and community wellness advocate. Through these practices, Jothi engages the community around issues of mental health, wellness, connectivity, diversity, and representation. She creates and holds space in which folks can feel heard and supported while they journey, explore, discover and … Continue reading Joan Jothi Saldanha

Gwen Tuinman

Gwen Tuinman is a novelist, short story writer and creator of  Wild Nellies . Fascinated by yesteryear and the landscape of human tenacity, she fashions troubled characters shaped by nature, nurture and circumstance. Born and raised in rural southern Ontario, she currently resides in Durham Region. Her fiction work has been published in The Renaissance Anthology, Wunderlit Magazine, and … Continue reading Gwen Tuinman

Georgia Fullerton

Georgia Fullerton (BA, ExAT) is a fine artist, arts-educator and expressive arts therapy practitioner. She is on the board of directors for OEATA (Ontario Expressive Arts Therapy Association) and The Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa, Ontario. Her dynamic art explores the relationship between the real and imagined, and reveals her emotions, memories of her girlhood and Jamaican … Continue reading Georgia Fullerton

Elise Kubsch

Elise Kubsch is an award-winning poet and educator whose writing explores women’s issues and female empowerment. She finds inspiration in her work with young people in the classroom and in her Girl Power Group and Writing Club. Fostering creativity has always been a priority for Elise. She has facilitated numerous poetry and memoir writing workshops … Continue reading Elise Kubsch