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July 9th
The Well Connected

June 21
Human Rights Conference
519 & Pride Toronto

June 9
SMWi Toronto

May 18th
The Grove

May 12th
Trustee Ford Awards

May 6th
International No Diet Day: Love Yourself

May 4th
Girls Believe

April 18
Madonna CSS

March 23
Alternative School Parent Council

March 15
Ryerson University

March 8th
International Women’s Day
Heritage TO

March  7
The Social Exchange

February 29
Whitehorse, Yukon

February 25

February 21
Congress of Women

February 11th
Body Talk

January 30
United Fellowship of Northwest Toronto


November 27 – 28
Studio 180 Theatre

November 17
National Skills Institute
Canadian Women’s Foundation

October 7
Body Confidence Canada Awards

September 30
Scarborough Womens Center

September 27
Shattering Standards: Beauty In The Body

September 9
“International Day of Beauty”

August 26
Excalibur :Media, editors, and interesting careers

June 7th
Congress of Black Women Of Canada

May 22
University of Toronto

May 7th
Girls Action Foundation, Keynote

May 6th
The 519, Body Confidence Canada Awards & Fat in the City Present
Fatshionraiser: Fat is a Feminist Issue
Jill Andrew & Aisha Fairclough
More details to come!

May 6th

“Reclaiming Our Bodies”

April 17th
“Ain’t I a Woman Too?” Body Image and Eating Problems among Racialized Women and Girls
Jill Andrew

March 25th
This Magazine: Feminist Launch Party + This is Not a Ted Talk
Aisha Fairclough & Jill Andrew

March 18
York University, SOCI
Lecture: Social Movements & Embodied Activisms
Jill Andrew

February 26
York University, WMST
Lecture:Fat Activism & Diversity
Jill Andrew


November 18th
Writing From Within, co -presented by Shameless Magazine
Jill Andrew, Panelist

Sep 9th
Body Confidence Canada Awards (BCCAs)

August 22-24
Fat Activism Conference (Online)
Fat Activism, Media & Self Promotion

August 21
YWCA  Mental Health & Wellness Fair

August 9
NAAFA (National Association on Fat Acceptance)
Jill Andrew, Roundtable Speaker, Board of Director, PlusInc.org
Washington, DC

June 20
Allied Media Conference
Abundant Bodies Track

June 18th
Primaala (Plus Fashion Retailer)
Shopping, Cocktails & Conversations
Jill Andrew & Aisha Fairclough

May 30
Girls Body Talk Conference: Body Image, Race, Culture & Representation
Jill Andrew, Producer

April 23
Canadian Women’s Foundation National Skills Conference on Girls Programming
Jill Andrew, Host

March 5th
University of Toronto WGSI
Keynote: International Women’s Day
Jill Andrew

March 4th
TEDx York University
Fat Shaming & The Thin Epidemic

January 31
University of Windsor
Young Women For Change
Keynote: Jill Andrew

Selective speaking engagements


A Toast to Curves
Body Confidence Canada Awards
George Brown College
Int’l Women’s Achievement Awards
Miss Black Canada Pageant
National Association for the Advancement of Fat Acceptance (NAAFA)
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Ryerson University
Soroptimist Foundation of Canada
Tropicana SYRC
University of Toronto: Black Feminist Thought Course Conference
Windsor University: Fat Is STILL a Feminist Issue; Fat in the City: Bodies in Motion; The Colour of Beauty
York University


Canadian Women’s Foundation
Eva’s Phoenix
Ionview PS
Maplewood High
Miliken Mills HS
Mowat CI
Narrative Therapy Centre
Plan Canada Because I Am A Girl
Sister 2 Sister Conference
TDSB Futures Conference Fat Hate Hurts
UMEA University (Sweden)
University of Toronto Scarborough Black Students Alliance
Winston Churchill CI
Women’s College Hospital
York University


BITE ME! Toronto Int’l Body Image Film Fest (& Youth Zone)
Bendale BTI
Borden BTI
Canadian Women’s Foundation Teen Violence Prevention
Canadian Women’s Health Network/NEDIC:
Eating Disorders, Race and Gender: Spotlight on Skin-Bleaching Practices
Cedabrae CI
Diaspora Dialogues
Earl Haig CI
Jack Miner PS
Harbord Collegiate
Heron Park Jr. PS
Ionview Jr. PS
Maplewood High
Mowat CI
National Film Board Body Series
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Northwood Community Centre
RH King Academy
Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities
Scarborough Storefront
Scarborough Women’s Centre
Sir William Osler
Spadina Museum Historic House & Gardens:
The Shape of History: Body Image and Diet in the 1920s and Today
Toronto Reference Library
Tropicana Scarborough Youth Recognition Ceremony
UNITY Conference
White Ribbon Campaign


Bendale BTI
Between the Margins Radio Show
BITE ME! Toronto Int’l Body Image Film Arts Fest
Cedarbrae CI
Central Tech
Chief Dan George
Curvy Catwalk Fashion Fundraiser : Toronto Deaf Cultural Center
Diaspora Dialogues
Eastern Commerce CI
John McCrae
Joseph Brant
Joseph Howe
Laurier CI
Maplewood High School
Mowat CI
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
National Film Board (Body Series)
National Organization of Women:
Loving Our Bodies, Changing the World (Boston, MA)
North Toronto Secondary
Scarborough Women’s Centre
Sheena’s Place
Toronto Public Library
Tropicana SYRC
UNITY Conference
Winston Churchill CI
XEXE Gallery
Youth Zone (BITE ME!)
York University: On Women & A Critical Intro to Women’s Studies


Bathurst Heights
Bendale BTI
BITE ME! Toronto Body Image Int’l Film Arts Fest
Borden BTI
CAMH One Love
Cedarbrae CI
Centennial College
Central Tech
Charles Gordon
CW Jeffreys
Diaspora Dialogues
John McCrae
Joseph Brant
Malvern CI
Maplewood High School
McGregor Park Community Centre
Mount Sinai Hospital
Mowat CI
National Film Board
North York Central Library: Young Voices Writers Conference
Positive Possibilities
RH King Academy
Sir Wilfred Laurier CI
St. Andrew Junior High
Toronto Community Housing
West Hill CI
Women in Film & Television (WIFT)
Winston Churchill CI


ACCHO & African Canadian Health Services: Bringing Sexy Back HIV/AIDS Awareness Advocacy
Canadian Women’s Foundation
Cedarbrae CI
Central Tech
Cha Cha
Diaspora Dialogues (Toronto Public Library: Keep Toronto Reading)
Fuller Woman Expo
Malvern CI
Mosaic Conference
National Film Board: Racism Stop It
Sheena’s Place
Sir Wilfred Laurier CI
University of Toronto WGSI Youth Body Image Event
Up with Women
West Hill CI
York University Careers
Youth Action Network


African & Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Toronto
Diesel Playhouse
Inner City Conference
International Size Acceptance Assembly
Miss Canada Plus Pageant
MTV Canada
Sheena’s Place
Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council
Toronto Women’s Bookstore
AfroToronto Trane Studios
Applause Institute Cotillion Ball
Canadian Ethnic Journalists & Writers Club
Canadian Women’s Foundation
Centre for Education & Training (CET) Parliament St. Employment Resource Centre
Charles Gordon Elementary
Curvy Catwalk Fashion Fundraiser
Driftwood Community Centre
Glamour Canada
International No Diet Day
John McCrae Elementary
NOW Magazine
St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts
The Mix Community Idol
Toronto Int’l Deaf Film & Arts Festival
Women’s Health in Women’s Hands
York University Media & Public Relations
York University Student Survival Tips
Youth in Motion (Top 20 Under 20)
Youth Out Loud & The Walk to Stop the Silence: STOP CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
YWCA Anti-Bullying
Canadian Women’s Foundation Vanguard Event
Miss Canada Plus Pageant
The Mix Community Club
The Institute of Electrical and Electrical Engineers, Inc. Women in Engineering Affinity Group (Ryerson University)
Ve’ahavta The Canadian Jewish Humanitarian & Relief Committee: Creative Writing Contest for the Homeless in Toronto
Black Business Professional Association: Leaders of Tomorrow Conference
The Learning Annex Toronto: How to Speak to Any Size Audience
National Job Fair & Training Expo Metro Toronto Convention
Ontario Regional Canadian University Press Conference: The Beat
Young People’s Press Journalism 101
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