Nickie ShobeiryColumnist / CityMakers
Hailing from England, Nickie Shobeiry is a writer. A lover of good stories, good music and good times, you can find her floating about Ottawa. Nickie is Apt613’s correspondent at Synapcity, Ottawa non-profit for civic engagement, connecting people across diverse communities to share perspectives and create positive change.
Daniel Effah is an incredible visual portraitist, capturing images with the aim of sparkinging conversation about the African diaspora. His series, ‘Blend If’, is currently on display at the Ottawa Art Gallery.
Bad + Bitchy is an intersectional feminist podcast covering politics, social issues and pop culture, co-hosted by Erin Gee, Erica Ifill, and Amy Kishek.
Dylan Black is a radio announcer at Boom 99.7, host of Daytime Ottawa on Rogers TV, and Fundraising Coordinator at Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club. His community-driven spirit has made him one of Ottawa’s most beloved broadcasters.
100in1Day is happening this Saturday, June 2.
CityMakers: Robot Missions empowers communities to apply low-cost robots for environmental challenges
Founder Erin Kennedy was the recent recipient of the 100th Awesome Ottawa grant.
Black Like Me is an organisation dedicated to creating spaces for Black people in Ottawa to “find happiness, safety, support, and whatever else they need to live.” Join them at their BLACK BRUNCH: Spring Edition on Saturday May 19 from 10am-2pm at Carleton Food Collective’s G(arden)-Spot.
Jane’s Mob, the festival launching Jane’s Walk, is happening on Thursday, May 3rd at Parkdale Market Park, bringing people together to celebrate their space. There’ll be storytelling about Hintonburg, live music, speakers, a scavenger hunt, art installations, lawn games – and more!
Awesome Ottawa is awarding its 100th one thousand dollar grant since 2010.
CTV News anchor Stefan Keyes talks about how he chose his career to be in a forum of the public eye in the latest of Apt613’s CityMakers column.