Bee Quammie (She/Her/Hers)

Bee Quammie (She/Her/Hers)

Bee Quammie is a freelance writer who has written for publications like The Globe and Mail, VICE, Flare, EBONY, and more – and blogs on her two sites, ’83 To Infinity and The Brown Sugar Mama. She has been a featured panelist and commentator on shows like CBC’s The National and TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin, and has spoken at events across North America on topics ranging from feminist film to the celebration of natural hair to diversity in media. Three words to describe her are: funny, determined, and creative.

By PK Mutch

News media entrepreneur, freelance journalist, Canadian Association of Journalists member, former book publishing executive, zine-maker and startup professional.  Marigold Capital advisory board. Recipent of Inspiring Top 50 Women in STEM in 2018. Profiled in Canada 150 Women: Conversations with Leaders, Champions and Luminaries. Founder  and former President of award-winning Fifth Town Artisan Cheese, Canada's 8th B-Corp, which under her leadership received the Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation (2009). Petra currently works to advance inclusive entrepreneurship and innovation in public policy and startup ecosystems with a particular emphasis on gender equity.  Petra is the founding publisher of Liisbeth. Follow Petra on Twitter or connect with her on LinkedIn.