FEATURED PERFORMER/ SPEAKER

Highlights from 2017 

• Voicing Our Ideas for Change and Empowerment - North York Community House 

• CBC Poetic License

• Girls' Night Out Smoke-Free Leadership Camp - Newcomer Women's Services 

• Women in Hip Hop retreat - Unity Charity 

• Resident Poet - Poetry Saved Our Lives Program, Toronto Public Library 

• Newcomer Committee - Toronto Arts Foundation  

 


Highlights from 2015 & 2016

Having a baby! :)

• Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards at Toronto City Hall. 

• Emergence Symposium - Neighbourhood Arts Network 

• For Body and Light guest appearance @ Toronto Fringe 

• Thorncliffe Community Fundraiser 

• Skills for Change, Pioneers for Change Awards

• Verses Festival of Words, Vancouver 

• Victoria Voices (Victoria Poetry Project) guest performance 

• Poetry Salon - League of Canadian Poets, Toronto 

• Spur Festival, Toronto 

• Poetry Salon - League of Canadian Poets

• Toronto International Women's Day at OISE (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education)

• Heard Spoken Word Festival - York District School Board

• Dicanting The Moon @ The Space Between Us, Toronto 

• Newcomer Day @ Toronto City Hall 

• Hamilton Prayer Breakfast 


Highlights from 2014

• United Ways Annual Fundraising event | Toronto 

• H2O Dance Battle | Toronto 

• White Ribbon Campaign Annual Conference | Toronto 

• First Thursday - Art Gallery of Ontario | Toronto  

• India Summer Festival | Vancouver 

• Sufi Poetry Series, South Asia Calling Festival at Harboufront Centre | Toronto 

• Pioneers For Change Awards Ceremony - Skills For Change | Toronto 

• Annum - Spoke N' Heard | Toronto

• From Here On Album Launch | Toronto 

• Labour + Love by Kwentong Bayan - Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts | Toronto 

•Neither Here Nor There: Refugees, Forced Migration, and the Landscapes of Displacement - The Centre for Refugee Studies Annual Student Conference  | Toronto

• South Asian Heritage Month Celebration - The Centre For Human Rights, Equity and Diversity at Humber College | Toronto 

• Wordspell Collective, May edition | Toronto 

• Monarch Park Collegiate Social Justice Week Celebration | Toronto

• Verses Festival of Words | Vancouver

• Coburg Poetry Festival | Coburg

• International Women's Month Celebration - Peterborough Poetry Slam Collective | Peterborough

• Blurred Minds Arts Showcase - Soul Rebels | Toronto

• Feminist Art Conference panel discussion on feminism and spoken word | Toronto

• BAM youth poetry slam March feature | Toronto

• Toronto Poetry Collective semifinals slam feature | Toronto

• Celebrating Women's Voices at Ryerson University  | Toronto

• International Women's Day Celebration - Sexual Assault Survivors' Support Line at York University | Toronto

• Da Street To Da Ear at Mohawk College - Trey Anthony Studios | Hamilton

• Sister2Sister Conference - Toronto District School Board | Toronto

• Vancouver Youth Poetry Slam | Vancouver

• Arise showcase - Eventual Ashes | Toronto

• SoundOff Campaign Launch - Schizophrenia Society of Ontario | Toronto

• Toronto Poetry Project panel on being a full time spoken word artist | Toronto

• Yemoya Residency Community Showcase | Nassau, Bahamas 


Highlights from 2013:

• Talking Bloc_s Art Exhibit  - The Atlantic Council of Canada | Toronto

• Children’s Peace Theatre | Toronto

• Evolution of Consciousness – Spoke N’Heard | Toronto

• Global Heart Hour -  University of Toronto | Toronto

• Canadian Voices of Women For Peace V-Day celebration | Toronto

• Determinants of Community Health Spoken Word Filming with The University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine | Toronto

• KW Poetry Slam | Kitchener

• IWD Event – Gender, Activism and the Arts -  University of Toronto | Toronto

• International Women’s Day event at Ryerson University | Toronto

• Feminist Art Conference | Toronto, 2013 + 2014

• Oxfam University of Toronto Banquet | Toronto

• Health and Human Rights Conference -  University of Toronto | Toronto

• Spoken Words 4 - Up From The Roots | Toronto

• Peterborough Poetry Slam | Toronto

• Facing History and Ourselves | Toronto

• BEHAVIOUR: Block Party and PowWow | Mississauga

• Guelph Poetry Slam | Guelph 

• Hamilton Youth Mental Health Conference | Hamilton

• Urban Legends Slam Finals | Ottawa

• Queen Gallery Poetry Night VI  | Toronto

• All Star Showcase at the Inaugural Canadian Youth Poetry Slam | Ottawa 

• Panel on How To Write Courageously – Salmtario 2013 | Toronto

• In Conversation with Warsen Shire, Manifesto Community Projects | Toronto

• R.I.S.E Poetry Convention | Toronto

• Taking Place Festiival, Whippersnapper Gallery | Toronto

• Toronto Poetry Slam national championship team feature | Toronto

• School Night! Spoken Word Master Class artist in residece | Toronto 

• Artistic Showcase by Brandon Wint | Ottawa

• No One is Illegal | Ottawa

• Off the Shelf, Canadian Festival of Spoken Word | Montreal

• Edmonton Poetry Slam - Breath in Poetry Collective | Edmonton


Highlights from 2012:

• When Sisters Speak - Up From The Roots | Ottawa

• Ink Spot Slam | Calgary

• Uth Daze Festival - reConnexion Collective & b current | Toronto

• b current’s rock. paper. sistahz Festival | Toronto

• Kingston Poetry Slam | Kingston

• Voices of Venus | Ottawa

• The Child Development Institute | Toronto

• National Youth Arts Week | Toronto

• Culture Days Workshop with Canadian Authors Association | Orillia

• Arts Lab with Toronto Cultural Services | Toronto

• Ideas Worth Rhyming - SpeakOut Poetry | Toronto

• CommUNITY | Halifax

• R.I.S.E Poetry | Toronto  

• In Other Words | Toronto

• What She Says Showcase at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre | Toronto 

• Festival of Student Voices - York Region District School Board | Toronto 

• WONDERFEST - LMG Productions  | Toronto 


Highlights from 2010/2011:

• Speak Your heART Out!  (Sexual Assault Survivors Support Line) | Toronto

• YorkU Refugee and Migration Studies Graduate Conference | Toronto

• Mic and Soul | Mississauga

• EstroGenius - A Celebration of Wombanhood  | Branford

• World Refugee Day Art Exhibition | Toronto

• The Polaris Institute G20 Speaking Tour | Toronto

• London Poetry Slam | London

• Toronto Art Bar Poetry Series | Toronto

• Toronto’s Talent (Rogers TV) | Toronto

• Gary Mwentin Hibbert Book Launch | Newmarket

• Joanna Mohammed EP release | Toronto

• Take Back the Night, Centre for Women and Trans People at George Brown College | Toronto

• TED X International Business Conference | Toronto

• Vicariously Through the Eyes of a Poet | Toronto

• Dead Poets Society, Art Bar Poetry Series | Toronto

• This is what a Feminist looks like Poetry Slam | London

• Salon Camden Centre for Urban Dialogue with Manifesto -Poetry Prose Photography Series | Toronto

• Love Jones Sundays | Toronto

• Greater Toronto CivicAction Summit | Toronto

• White Ribbon Conference @ Ryerson University | Toronto

• Trent University Community Movements Conference | Trent

• Trace Element CD Release | Toronto

• Be Heard: Festival of Student Voices - York Region District School Board | Markham

• Love Doesn’t Hurt Benefit @ York University | Toronto

• Voices Rising - International Women’s Day Event - Centre for Human Rights at YorkU  | Toronto

• Sing For Freedom - Queen’s Park | Toronto

• BAM Youth Slam | Toronto

• CBC Radio - Big City Small World | Toronto

• Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts | Toronto, 2011 +2012

• World Refugee Day @ Yonge and Dundas Square - United Nations High, Commissioner for Refugees | Toronto

• UNITY Charity Kickoff Festival | Toronto, 2011, 2012

• Niagara County Community College | Toronto