MORE 2017 INSPIRING WOMEN
Toronto is full of outstanding women who are breaking barriers, fighting for equal rights and blazing new trails.
McAdams told Vanity Fair about an inappropriate encounter she endured with director James Toback in order to shine a light on the culture of sexual assault in the film industry and to create change.
Crowe has been devoted to helping Toronto’s homeless since 1988 as a street nurse and was named a member of the Order of Canada by then Governor General David Johnston on June 30.
As a photographer, fashion model, director and artist that some are even calling Warholian, Collins tends to push boundaries. She has photographed A-list celebs and shot campaigns for global brands.
Dogra was one of the organizers behind T.O.’s Women’s March on International Women’s Day. She also started a website titled We Talk Women, to highlight issues faced by women in Canada and abroad.
Urtasun is a leading expert in machine perception for self-driving cars. She heads up Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group in Toronto and is co-founder of the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence.
As host of Cityline, Moore will now be known to audiences across North America. The daytime talk show became syndicated this fall to be viewed in 10 million households across the U.S.
Tagaq, an Inuk singer and Polaris Music Prize winner (2014) and nominee (2017), is known for her awe-inspiring live shows. She also convinced U.S. band Eskimeaux to change its name in April.