Taking custom embroidry orders from her bedroom and starting up a business, Aileen Ahmed looks to help struggling Muslims aound the world.
In 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, three friends sat nervously in a cramped room at Pitman Hall Residence at Toronto Metropolitan University, ready to pack up their lives and move back home. Dreams of making it big in the production world were quickly crushed by the looming threat of the global pandemic.
Starting a business is no easy feat, and it requires hard work and dedication to become successful. Three young entrepreneurs share their business ideas and how far they’ve come, which is contrasted against other stories of entrepreneurs who have made it big.
By Abbie North On a summer’s day in June 2019 with just one month left to complete a two-year fashion diploma at Toronto Film School, Aman Gill found themselves lying in excruciating pain in their university classroom, on a makeshift bed of several chairs that fellow students had quickly assembled. Aman Gill, Creative Director of…
By Lily Han Sun shines through the large windows of the yoga studio, lighting up the room with rays of warmth. Colourful yoga mats are on the hardwood studio floor in a circle, all facing Echo Wang. Faintly, outside the room, there’s a noise of tiny nails scratching excitedly on the door. Students take their…
With female voices in the sports media industry being sparse, a group of women at Ryerson University created a sports journalism outlet to let their voices be heard.
Twenty-year-old female entrepreneur finds self-confidence through building a business
during the pandemic