virgins! (a scripted web-series)
Creator | WRITER | Producer | Supervising Editor
Mental Health: a mother’s burden
Creative Direction of Brand | Photography | Project Management
DriveHER, the ride-sharing platform designed to provide safe and alternative rides for women by women is opening in Toronto on March 16th.
The first of its kind to hit the Toronto market, this women-only rider and driver service has a super smooth interface, offers pre-scheduled rides, emergency buttons and rigorously screened drivers.
DriveHER is empowering more women to get behind the wheel as drivers while building a sense of safety for its riders.
City of Toronto (several departments)
Creative Direction | Project Management
People In Public Spaces (PiPS), Commercial Videos
City Planning, Graphic Renderings of Development Proposals
People in Public Spaces (PiPS) [postcards designs, logo and button designs]
Nia Centre for the Arts
Manager, Programs & Brand Development
Creative Connect (CC), a division of Nia Centre for the Arts, is a professional development project for early career artists seeking capacity building career opportunities in the creative business sector.
Brand Development [product/program naming, posters, brochures, social media marketing, website, newsletters, and videos]
Social Media Content Marketing
Carry Maternity, Look Book
Creative Direction | Photography | Web Design
Black Foodie [stock photography, lifestyle portraits, web design and soft-launch]
Black Foodie explores food through a black lens, and is a resource for anyone seeking an insider’s perspective on authentic cultural foods and experiences. Eden Hagos got the idea to start exploring restaurants in her own community early in 2015; she herself is of Ethiopian descent, but the website’s catalogue soon expanded to include as many African and Caribbean eateries as she could find. Through Black Foodie, she has created a space for both black communities seeking their cultural food and enthusiastic gourmands in general.
When I would post photos on my own social media, people started tagging their friends or even messaging me asking for more information,” she says. Readership and the team of collaborators grew through direct messages on Instagram and Twitter, and currently, her team of 40 contributors writes about anything from the Haitian soup joumou to Sudanese mahshi.
From chefs to food photographers, those who have helped out invariably do it because they believe in the Black Foodie mandate: they want to see more representation and they want to help achieve it. Hagos herself has expanded her list of favourites, including Dundas West’s Le Baratin and Simone’s Caribbean Restaurant in Greektown.