I started Communicable to use the power of digital communications to make the world a better place.
Through Communicable, I co-organized fundraising events, like HoHoTO, a tech geek fundraiser, for which I run Communications and PR this year, raising over $285,000 for the Daily Bread, and HaiHaiTO, a fundraiser for Haiti benefiting Red Cross. I helped develop and launch websites for entrepreneurs and small businesses, moderated live chats for The Agenda with Steve Paikin, led workshops on social media strategy for nonprofits, and managed social media, communications, and media relations for local candidates in the municipal elections. I served on the first-ever advisory board of the Canadian Immigrant Magazine and on the GTA board of the Canadian Women in Communications.
Toronto Maker Faire a creative success – CBC
This year, I helped organize Toronto Mini Maker Faire, a weekend family-friendly festival where you could MAKE, create, learn, invent, craft, share, think, play and be inspired. 4000+ people came to participate in hands-on workshops, building & hacking, see some cool science and engineering projects, 3D printing, strange creations, garage technology, arts and creativity. I’m very happy with our little Maker Faire!
I was invited to present at conferences such as MyCharityConnects, PodCamp, Innoversity’s Roadmap 2030, TechSoup Canada’s Net Tuesday, ShesConected Conference 2012: Connecting Brands and Top 200 Influential Women, and others. Planning an event? Let’s talk.
I provide strategic advice on digital communications, UX, nonprofits and online fundraising, online brand engagement, stakeholder relations, and integrating digital and social into operations, PR and outreach.
I love good conversations, new ideas, digital communications, UX and coffee.
This year, I’m doing a 50 Coffee Meetings challenge. I’m making a commitment to meet with interesting people who do great things, IRL. Yes, that would be In Real Life. I’m now at 50, and not counting anymore, because meeting people for coffee is just what I do all the time now. It’s great! You should try it.