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Thursday December 21, 7 PM: An Evening of Light: Stories of Integrity, Hosted by Feminine Harbor

4 women, of 4 different generations, sharing real life stories combined with beautiful live music. That's the LIGHT Stories: described as "The Vagina Monologues meets TED Talks".

L.I.G.H.T. is an acronym for Love, Integrity, Guidance, Humanity, and Trust, which was developed by one of our co-founders, Carolina Miranda while studying female leadership during her Masters of Education. Each one of our evenings uses one of these words as an overarching theme for the stories being told, except for Love. We believe that Love is what happens in the sharing and listening of the LIGHT Stories. It’s undeniable that our world is in much need of light, so we decided to bring it to you in this format.

LIGHT Stories: “Integrity”

Our Integrity LIGHT Stories expose women’s emotional resiliency, and what it means to feel whole, to stay whole. One of the most powerful quotes to come out of our first year, was by Métis artist Heather Majaury: “How can I possibly talk about integrity and resiliency, without talking about vulnerability and brokenness?” These stories are about the struggles that come with being a woman in society: single motherhood, the emotional roller coaster of custody fights, separations and divorces, and how each one of these women has managed to rise above. 

Feminine Harbor promotes female voice and leadership. We are a non-profit, multi-disciplinary, multi-media, and inclusive organization. Our goal is to empower women by shedding L.I.G.H.T. onto their narratives, adding their voices and experiences to the collective narrative of our world.

We are storytellers, artists, daughters, sisters, mothers, and grandmothers coming together. Men are also always welcome at our events. We respect anyone who cares to listen to our stories, because they are also in essence, your story. 

In L.I.G.H.T. 
Sara Bingham, Nikita Larter, Carolina Miranda and Selina Vesely
Advance ticket purchase at Eventbrite 

DISCLAIMER: 

By attending to Feminine Harbor events you agree to being filmed and photographed by our media crew. Thank you.

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: 

"One of Kitchener’s best initiatives, in fact, I would say, one of the best Feminist productions I have ever seen." - Joseph Gaspar

“I never dreamed that I would be a part of such an amazing network. Coming from a dot in the world, this has opened my eyes in so many ways. I hope that others can experience that too." - Alyssa Holder

"Something about Feminine Harbor has always felt so welcoming. I think what's happening is so beautiful and so important." - Emma Ritcher-Ryan

"Listening to you and the other LIGHT series speakers share their stories has been truly inspiring!" - Melanie Van Alphen

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