How She Hustles: Where diverse women connect

How She Hustles: Where diverse women connect

Greetings and thanks for your interest in How She Hustles.

So who are we and what do we do?

Founded by Emily Mills, How She Hustles is a vibrant network that connects 5000 diverse women through special events and social media.

In May 2010, Emily started How She Hustles informally with 50 women. How She Hustles is now growing into an international brand without any paid advertising or corporate sponsors – the buzz continues to build through a thriving online community of social influencers and supporters on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube.

We continue to host wildly popular women’s events – our recent Mother’s Day themed gathering was attended by 250 women, trending on Twitter, and featured VIP guests including Jully Black, Michie Mee and trey anthony.
For years, our signature event was the very popular How She Hustles women’s brunch. Tickets literally sold-out in hours with a guaranteed waiting list. Women attended to network, get inspired, share tips for success and enjoy. Guests included media personalities from CBC, CP24, CTV, Citytv and MuchMusic; the Consul Generals of South Africa and Antigua and Barbuda; a Canadian Olympian; and a Juno award-winning vocalist, for example.

The network connects diverse women, largely from the 25-49 demographic, representing the fields of media, technology, finance, arts, entertainment, law, education, health, social work, fashion and more. Although How She Hustles is based in Toronto, we have strong ties to women in different parts of Canada, the United States, Europe and the Caribbean – and we have proudly welcomed guests from outside the GTA to our events.

ABOUT ME:

Emily knows what it’s like to ‘hustle’ and juggle it all – she’s founder of the How She Hustles women’s network; she’s a wife and mother; and, she has a demanding career at one of the largest media companies in Canada. Emily has a successful career in media and communications that spans 15 years. She holds degrees in journalism and music, and has studied public relations. Emily was recently nominated for a YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction Award, named one of 100 Black Women to Watch in Canada and received the inaugural Women’s Empowerment Award at the Black Canadian Awards.

CONTACT ME:

Emily Mills
Founder, How She Hustles
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www.youtube.com/howshehustles
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Who is Emily Mills aka EM How She Hustles?

Who is Emily Mills aka EM How She Hustles?

10553442_777004925681044_3468906351583519078_nEmily knows what it’s like to ‘hustle’ and juggle it all – she’s a busy mother of two young boys; a proud wife; has a demanding full-time job at one of the largest media companies in Canada; and, she’s the founder and sheEO of How She Hustles, a vibrant network that connects 5000 diverse women through special events and social media. Her daily schedule is intense, but so is her commitment and dedication to all her passions.

In May 2010, Emily started How She Hustles informally with 50 women – it was meant to be a one-off gathering to connect the smart, busy women in her life. Five years later, How She Hustles is growing into an international brand through word of mouth and powerful social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube.

With an incredible team, Emily hosts wildly popular women’s events – her last brunch was a trending topic in Toronto and across Canada, with almost 250 influential guests including women from Antigua, Atlanta and Paris. How She Hustles also profiles inspiring women on the move, shares information, sparks conversation, supports grassroots women’s projects, and connects tech-savvy women online.

In addition to managing her network, Emily has worked hard to establish a successful career in media and communications over 15 years. Her experience includes crafting marketing & communications plans, media relations, sponsorship negotiations, developing community outreach strategies, writing and producing stories, coordinating editorial boards, managing speakers bureaus, media training, stakeholder relations, delivering high-impact special events and working directly with celebrities.

Emily strongly believes in giving back to her community, especially projects centered around women, diversity and youth. She has worked with – and for – many youth programs around Toronto, often as a guest speaker. In 1999, she also founded the Triumph Award, which provides financial assistance to graduating high school students who have overcome adversity.

This year, Emily was nominated for YWCA Toronto’s Women of Distinction Award and as one of the Top 100 Black Women to Watch in Canada. Previously, she was profiled during Luminato’s Mille Femmes photo exhibit of 1,000 inspiring women in Toronto and she received the Canadian National Griot Award along with other African-Canadian notables such as author Austin Clarke and NHL star Jarome Iginla.

Emily holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Ryerson University, an Honours BA in music from York University and has studied public relations.

Tribute to our Mothers by #howshehustles – April 24, 2016

Tribute to our Mothers by #howshehustles – April 24, 2016

Honouring the mothers who inspire, empower & support us.
A special event exclusively by – and for – women.
Attend. Celebrate. Remember.

Highlights include:
An inspiring motherhood panel you don’t want to miss!
Contribute to the Wisdom From My Mother quote wall
Artistic tribute to mothers we love & mothers we’ve lost
Mom & Me photo booth
Caribbean-inspired canapes
Dessert bar
And more…

Want tickets? Get them now.

Founded by Emily Mills in 2010, How She Hustles is an online network that connects diverse women through social media and special events. We’ve hosted 5 years of sold-out events from brunches, to pop-up shops, to women’s panels. Missed out? Check the links below and make sure you join us on April 24.

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How She Hustles 5th Anniversary Celebration & Spring Social: May 26, 2015

How She Hustles 5th Anniversary Celebration & Spring Social: May 26, 2015
WHAT: How She Hustles 5th Anniversary Celebration & Spring Social
WHEN: Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
WHERE: Toronto Don Valley Hotel & Suites, 175 Wynford Dr. (NE of Don Mills/Eglinton)
WHO: Diverse women who hustle just like you! Event exclusively by – and for – women.

TICKETS: $40 online advance purchase only. howshehustles5.brownpapertickets.com

BACKGROUND: We’ve reached a milestone that deserves a celebration! Founded by Emily Mills, How She Hustles is an online network that connects 3000 diverse women through special events and social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube. Five years ago, the network began as a gathering of 50 women and has continued to grow exclusively by word of mouth – across Canada, the US, Europe and the Caribbean. We juggle careers, volunteerism, families and ‘side hustles’ that are fuelled by passion. We profile inspiring women on the move, share information, spark conversation, support grassroots women’s projects and connect tech-savvy women online.

PROMO VIDEO: Take a look!

How She Hustles: 2010 brunch
AGENDA:
Come. Meet. Eat. Relax.
-Celebrate with How She Hustles as we officially turn 5!
-Unwind in a stunningly beautiful urban resort.
-Sip on a signature cocktail on the patio or in the spacious lounge.
-Savour Island-inspired appetizers.
-Satisfy your sweet tooth at the dessert bar.
-Let the steel pan melodies serenade you.
-Catch up with girlfriends or connect with someone new.
-Celebrate with us, but more importantly, take this opportunity to relax and celebrate YOU.

HIGHLIGHTS:
-Complimentary parking & easy TTC access
-LIVE steel band performance by Joy Lapps-Lewis
-Dessert bar by Shelley’s Catering & Special Events
-Complimentary signature cocktail and appetizers including:
-Coconut Shrimp
-Jerk BBQ Chicken Bruschetta
-Caribbean Spring Rolls
-Smoked Salmon Canapés

DIRECTIONS/TTC:
Driving? See Google map https://goo.gl/maps/8wvHe
TTC from Eglinton East subway? Take 100 bus to Wynford Dr.
TTC from Broadview Station? Take 100 bus to Wynford Dr.
TTC from Kennedy Subway? Take 34 bus to Wynford Dr.

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