In the Press

Do Women need to be more?

Do Women need to be more?

More confident? More courageous? Stronger? Excel harder? The answer is complicated but the simple answer is NO. Not in the society set up with systems that don’t acknowledge women’s excellence. Not where if you’re too smart or too good looking you get penalized....

A Year Into COVID-life

A Year Into COVID-life

It North America, we’re a year into living with Covid and the restrictions in place to contain it. The Social restrictions and the personal restrictions placed on us have been a challenge for everybody. The fear of life after-Covid is in the air now that vaccine...

Stop Tokenizing Women In Professional Spaces!

Stop Tokenizing Women In Professional Spaces!

It’s a bold statement and it’s a triggering one for me. As a woman, I know what it’s like to dare to be ambitious and flawed and how it feels to be scrutinized by mostly male supervisors in a callous and contemptuous manner. It’s rarely about the skills and value I...

The CAF’s misogynistic merry-go-round needs to end

The CAF’s misogynistic merry-go-round needs to end

CALGARY—This year’s International Women’s Day was marked by the biggest interview of the decade: Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, later joined by Prince Harry, spilled some scalding hot royal tea. What this interview revealed, besides that the Firm is racist, is the...

Happy International Women’s Day Month!

Happy International Women’s Day Month!

We have a lot going on this month at Not In My Colour. Our conversations are very deep and we hear a lot about zoom fatigue and social activism fatigue. I’ve been zooming with friends and colleagues and the conversations with women always-without exception- lead to...

An open letter to federal Black employees

An open letter to federal Black employees

Dear federal Black employees, Thank you for your words of encouragement and support and for trusting me with your own stories. Your humanity is not to be negotiated and your voices are never to be silenced. Unfortunately, to work in the public service means as Black...