Community — Dee Buryk
As a teen girl, there’s a lot of pressure to look and act a certain way. According to the Canadian Women Foundation, a staggering 50 per cent of all girls in Canada say that they wish they were someone else. Whether it’s feeling too tall, too short, not smart enough or not at all beautiful, these negative feelings impact their self-confidence and their sense of identity. In this instalment of Be a Villager, we sit down with Dee Buryk, founder of Growing Goddesses, an after school program that helps girls navigate through these negative feelings and turn them into something...