BYOBF Network is teaming up with Inder Mann for a tax tips session! Tax season is here and we know it can be stressful for many of our members. Whether you are looking to find ways to maximize your return or would simply like to get a better understanding on how to organize your taxes… Read more »

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Meet Taqdir Kaur Bhandal. She’s a Sikh-Punjabi femme health researcher, menstrual cycle educator, and social justice activist based on Coast Salish territory (aka Metro Vancouver). She’s currently pursuing her PhD at the University of British Columbia and ran for Vancouver city council in 2018. Tell us about the path you took to get to where… Read more »

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On March 6, 2019 BYOBF Network will be featuring some amazing speaking at Princess Margaret Secondary School in Surrey for IGNITE 2019. This is a half day event that allows grades 10-12 students learn about relevant careers of their choosing within an overriding theme. The conference allows them to gain insight into various careers, community services and… Read more »

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Taking Wellness Back to its Roots Understanding Ancient Self Care Rituals for Health & Well Being Our first meetup of 2019 is one that we’re super excited for! Join Ayurveda Practitioner and Holistic Wellness Educator, Navi Gill and the BYOBF Network, for an afternoon of understanding the origin and ancient technique of Ayurvedic self-care rituals… Read more »

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Meet Tanya! Your local brown girl who hails from the motherland. Tanya strives to show girls like herself, there is nothing wrong in chasing your dreams, especially when those dreams lay within an industry that is image conscious and at times pretentious such as Fashion and Modelling. While continuing her own career in Modelling and Styling, Tanya founded an inclusive collective… Read more »

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Meet Navi Gill. She’s an ancient soul living in the modern world, working as an Ayurveda practitioner, yoga teacher, holistic wellness educator and entrepreneur. Navi has been learning and practicing the healing arts for the last seven years. Her world is being immersed in wellness, higher vibrational living and reviving ancestral wisdom for the present day, especially connecting women… Read more »

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Meet the mother/daughter duo that tend to throw paint on anything and everything. These two indian-born creatives make art pieces in various mediums such as oil paints, watercolors, fabric paints to ceramics & art pieces made out of natural materials. Their company Paint2Paper Studios is an embodiment of everything they’re inspired by, such as our beautiful… Read more »

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Meet Jasmin Kaur. A spoken word artist, illustrator and educator living on unceded Sto:lo First Nations territory. This means that the land she was born and lives upon was taken through colonial violence from the Indigenous communities that have lived here long before Canada was ever a concept. Growing up in a community – and a world… Read more »

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Meet Ayesha. A Certified BCRPA Personal Trainer, a Precision Nutrition Coach, a Fit-4-Two Pre and Post Natal certified coach, and also a soon to-be Vegetarian Nutrition coach via Alive Academy. She is a private personal trainer and referral based coach who works one-on-one with women in order to better focus on their individual needs and… Read more »

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Karolina Turek Photography | Hair + Makeup: Gorgeous Glow Studios Meet the oh-so-talented Mesha Toor. A professional Actor, Model, Fashion Show Director and the Founder of Model Mechanisms, an Academy that provides private and group coaching sessions for aspiring Models, Actors, Brides and Entertainers. Tell us about the path you took to get to where you are… Read more »

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Meet Jasmine Garcha. She is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, a Health and Lifestyle Blogger, and the founder of Holistic Jazz—a platform dedicated to creating awareness about chronic health conditions, mental illness, food intolerances and holistic wellness. Basically, “All that Holistic Jazz”! She’s passionate about creating awareness and educating others on thriving through a holistic lifestyle. Jasmine… Read more »

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Can you believe it’s almost the end of summer? Connect face-to-face with a group of like-minded South Asian women at our upcoming mingler. Our community is made up of successful, motivated and passionate women from various industries and walks of life with one common belief: that investing in themselves and in other women is good business. Eat, drink and… Read more »

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