The Exchange Toronto
In addition to, The Exchange Toronto event lineup includes:
Nicole Stamp is a TV host, actor, director, educator, and writer. Stamp hosted and directed multi-Gemini Award winning show The SPACE for TVOntario, and Inside Between for CityTV. She plays key roles in the videogame Assassin’s Creed: Origins and in Carmilla, a Canadian Screen Award-winning webseries with over 60 million views on YouTube. She has also appeared on Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, BET’s In Contempt, and the new series Tactical Girls, on which she also directs. Last year, Stamp’s essay, “What Decent Men Can Do in Response to #MeToo”, went viral on Facebook and became one of CNN.com’s top opinion posts of 2017.
Human rights activist, journalist and award-winning author Sally Armstrong has covered stories about women and girls in conflict zones around the world. Her eyewitness reports have earned her the Amnesty International Media Award four times over, as well as world acclaim. Sally is an Officer of the Order of Canada. Her most recent book is Ascent of Women: A New Age is Dawning for Every Mother’s Daughter.
LAYNE, THE AUCTIONISTA
Layne, The Auctionista ignites the power of philanthropy with their signature high-octane, live fundraising style. A bold and entertaining “Philanthro-tainer”, Layne raises millions of dollars for charities every year. Layne performs across Canada as a Benefit Auctioneer Specialist, Professional MC and Speaker
Bridging cross-cultural aesthetics, while exploring her own struggle to both fit into and break out of modern Western archetypes, has been an important part of Iskwé’s artistic vision. Her debut single “Nobody Knows”, featured in the Netflix series Between, turned a stark spotlight on the more than 1200 missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. Iskwé won a 2017 West Coast Music Award for Electronic/Dance Artist of the Year, and her 2017 album The Fight Within received a JUNO nomination for Indigenous Music Album of the Year.