About

The Toronto chapter was founded in November 2011 by Behrouz Hariri, and has since been hosted by Kyle Baptista (2013-2014), Altaira Northe (2015-April 2017), Christina Hug (May 2017–April 2019), Jordan Armstrong (April- Jun 2020) and Mar Reyes (present). To date, our stage has been graced by Entrepreneurs, Writers, Illustrators, Activists, Artists, Chefs, City Builders, Designers, Librettists, Community Organizers and even an enchanted Poet Laureate.

Our guests have tasted moss appetizers, passed around fossilized dinosaur poo, rolled a dice to take a chance on where to sit, shared a truth or a dare and continue to get on the mic for YOUR TURN (an audience member’s chance to pitch the crowd for 30 seconds at the end of each talk).

We are proud of the gender parity reached in our 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 seasons speaker’s list, but we still have more work to do in creating a space for inclusivity.

We continue to strive to connect our audience with the yet-to-be heard voices that make Toronto beautiful and diverse.


You can get in touch with us by e-mail at toronto@creativemornings.com

Team

Screen shot 2015 01 03 at 4.34.52 pm Eleni Alpous Admin and design support @elenithecamera
Dorothy headshot copy 1 Dorothy Cruz Newsletter wizard and zoom moderator @Doro_sama
Ivan wanis ruiz2020 Ivan WR Community engagement @iwanisruiz
Img 5143 Jenn Dumaran Partnership Lead
Img 20190420 123551 Jordan Armstrong Partners support @addwonder
30598975610 7e7ae08c0f h Colin Smith Volunteer staff coordinator @oldmugsy
Mauty avatar cropped Mike Auty Videographer @mauty
Screen shot 2018 10 26 at 6.19.50 pm Sagar Chawla Social Media Manager