// Vagina 101 //
Everything Health class Never Taught You & The Questions Google Can't Answer
// Women in 2018
Power & Progress //
An Open Dialogue with
Some of Toronto's Amazing Women
March 8th, 2018 7-10 PM
The Drake Hotel
1150 Queen St West
ABOUT THE EVENT /
The Vagina Dialogues*
*Not to be confused with “monologues”- because this is a conversation.
The Vagina Dialogues: International Women’s Day edition is an interactive cocktail night in celebration of women, and in support of women at one of Toronto’s trendiest venues, The Drake Hotel in partnership with She Does The City. All proceeds from the event will be donated to Toronto women’s drop-in centre, Sistering.
Women-power themed cocktails.
Mouth-watering appetizers, hors d’oeuvres, and desserts, created and served by the award-winning Drake Hotel catering team. Hint: these are definitely Insta-worthy.
A kick-ass swag bag, including items from natural brands like Province Apothecary, Sweet Spot Labs, Designs for Health, CanPrev, NFH and many more.
Networking with some of Toronto’s most inspiring women.
Feel informed and empowered while supporting women whose voices often go unheard- raising some serious $$ for Sistering
Cocktails & Food, Networking, Peruse Prizes
8- 8:30 PM
Vagina 101 with Dr. Marnie Luck ND
Everything Health Class Never Taught You & Questions Google Can’t Answer
Dr. Marnie Luck ND will discuss questions like:
“What’s happening with my hormones?”, “How do I maintain my fertility while avoiding pregnancy?", “Is this normal?"and "How do stress and aging affect hormones and vaginal health?"
Get ready to understand your vagina in all its glory. No beating around the bush!
More delicious food, more delicious cocktails, and more powerful networking.
Open Dialogue with some of Toronto's most Inspiring Women
The panel will discuss women’s topics of today, like the media’s coverage of harassment, the women who aren’t able to voice their experiences, body image and comparison on social media, and redefining traditional male and female roles.
Joanna Griffiths is the Founder and CEO of knixwear, a brand that is reinventing intimates for real life. Since launching the company in 2013, Joanna has built knixwear into a global leader in the intimates’ category while building a community of women who are passionately taking on life by breaking down the taboos and boundaries that get in their way.
Viktoria Kalenteris - Self-Empowerment & Intimacy Coach
Viktoria's own experiences with trauma and healing lead to her diverse training in the fields of Tibetan tantra, sex therapy and various approaches to counselling. She empowers women to be mindfully aware and always within their boundaries of safety, consent and comfort levels with respect, honour and trust with themselves, first and foremost and then reciprocally with others.
Dr. Cheryl Rowe MD - Community Psychiatrist
Cheryl Rowe has been practising psychiatry for over 30 years. Her interest in community psychiatry, feminism, women's mental health and social justice is apparent in her approach to patient care, having worked with women at Sistering for the past 10 years.
Co-founder and curator of the Drake General store, Joyce’s unique style can now be found at 7 different locations. Mom of 2, she has integrated life with kids while continuing to direct the distinct style behind the Drake
Charlotte has over 10 years of practice as a chef & culinarian, and in that time has forged a reputation for herself as a creative multi-tasker utterly dedicated to the art and craft of cooking. She continues to approach her career and building community balances sass and sexuality with knowledge and skill.
Feeling lucky? It's raffle time.
All proceeds raised are donated to Sistering:
Sistering is a multi-service agency for at-risk, socially isolated women in Toronto who are homeless or precariously housed. They have been serving the community for over 35 years, validating women’s experiences regardless of outcomes. These marginalized women come from diverse backgrounds andinclude: women with substance use and mental health issues; women who have experienced, or are experiencing, trauma and violence; immigrant and refugee women; women with disabilities; and women without legal status.
About the event host Dr. Marnie Luck ND
As a gynecological medical model during her studies, Dr. Marnie Luck ND became well-versed in vaginal health from a patient perspective. Throughout her training it became clear there is a gap in women’s knowledge about their own bodies. Now, her Toronto-based naturopathic practice focuses on educating women while treating everything from menopause, to menstrual concerns, to fertility.
Space is limited so RSVP as soon as possible. Discounts are available for bulk purchases. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy an empowering night out with amazing food, cocktails, and company at the Vagina Dialogues: International Women’s Day event. Feel great celebrating and empowering women by supporting other women in need. Buy your tickets now!