Nickie ShobeiryColumnist / CityMakers
Nickie Shobeiry is an award-winning journalist and author, focusing on immigrant identities as expressed through art, culture and politics. As TV Host with Canada’s leading content creator, she explores the stories of women, youth and newcomer entrepreneurs. Today, Nickie continues to develop pioneering film and TV projects, and collaborates with community initiatives across the UK and North America.
CityMakers: Ottawa Energy Collective Impact is putting together a complex solution to tackle a complex problem
The Ottawa Energy Collective Impact aims to reduce Ottawa’s greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050.
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.