Fennella Bruce Interviews Emily Mills, Founder of How She Hustles

Emily Mills is a dynamic speaker, digital influencer and the award-winning founder of How She Hustles – one of Canada’s leading brands for diverse women entrepreneurs and leaders. 

For more than 10 years, How She Hustles has connected BIPOC women and amplified their voices, by hosting sold-out networking events and producing buzzworthy digital content. How She Hustles’ notable projects include HERstory in Black with CBC and the Startup & Slay entrepreneur series with CIBC, Shopify and Rogers Sports & Media.

Through her company, she has worked with other brands including Penguin Random House Canada, BMW Foundation, BDC, Champs Sports, City of Brampton and Globe and Mail.

Emily has 20+ years of experience working in media, marketing and communications with some of the largest companies in Canada, the non-profit sector and as a freelance writer. She holds degrees in journalism and music, and studied PR.

A leader to watch, Emily has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women and was named to the 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women List. 

Highlights of her journey include hosting a roundtable with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and meeting former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama. 

Beyond the work hustle, Emily’s the proud mama of two energetic boys.

Connect with her on Instagram @howshehustles.