We invest in ourselves and each other, because we are worthy.

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© 2019 Ebony Girls Obsession

Ebony Girls Obsession empowers black women into action: prioritizing ourselves in healing, growth, and celebration; through storytelling, sisterhood, and communal learning experiences.

 

We create space(s) for us to practice

Self-care ‘n Sisterhood

with intention.

 

We collaborate with other creatives, entrepreneurs, businesses, educators, and community organizations to provide:

mentorship programs

self-care workshops
wellness events + retreats

community engagement projects

aboutigho

Hello, Igho Diana here; a spoken word poet, community educator, and mastermind of Ebony Girls Obsession.

 

I wholeheartedly believe that it takes a village—not only to raise a child but also to support adults through our healing and wellness journey. So I create communities of/for folks who invest in themselves and each other’s wellbeing, through storytelling and communal learning experiences. Particularly, I support Black women and youth in prioritizing self-care, so that they are better able to show up for, and receive the support of their respective communities. I do this by way of mentorship, workshops, events, retreats, and community activations.

 

In addition to all of the above, I am a 3rd year Community Development student at Humber College. I have been a spoken word artist for 10 years now; having been on the Vancouver Poetry Slam team in 2010, and performed at literary festivals, events, and schools across North America. To date I have facilitated over 150 workshops on creative writing and self-care in collaboration with organizations like VIBE Arts, ArtStarts, St. Stephen’s Community House, ArtReach, the Gardiner Museum, and Humber College. Currently, I co-host a weekly creative writing and performance workshop, called Speak BLAC, at Humber College.

 

My proudest accomplishments include an appearance in the Toronto Star for my unique fashion sense; an award for consistently advocating for marginalized folks; and maintaining a 90%+ GPA while doing all the things. You can catch me storytellin’ on social media @ighodiana / @EGOInitiative

To hire me as a speaker, facilitator, or for one-on-one consulting, please fill out the contact form below.

community partners

contact

If you’re interested in connecting; collaborating; donating to or sponsoring any of our work; do fill out the form below. We would love to hear from you!