Past Events

March 5, 2020

Women of the World is Canada’s only fundraising gala in support of dental and oro-facial reconstructive services for survivors of domestic violence.

December 31, 2020

New Years has always been a time of togetherness, of friends, and family. A time when we can shed the burdens of yesteryear, and move ahead with fresh motivation. The Dr. Borna Meisami Commemorative Foundation hosted our 1st Annual New Year’s Eve celebration.

February 13, 2021

On Saturday, February 13, the Foundation hosted a virtual Valentine’s Day fundraising event. It was an evening of entertainment and learning with guest appearances from Relationship Expert, Dr. Jess O’Reilly, Relationship Therapist and Founder of Good For Her store, Carlyle Jansen, Proprietor of Southbrook Vineyards, Bill Redelmeier, and Parisian Designer and Founder of Lorette Lingerie, Laure Stromboni.

Sunday, March 7, 2021

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women – while also marking a call to action for accelerating gender balance. The theme for 2021 was #ChoosetoChallenge. This year’s theme challenged and called out gender bias, inequality and celebrated women’s achievements to create an inclusive world.

January 25, 2023

In this workshop, keynote speaker, Dr. Ruth Lanius, foremost Canadian speaker and researcher on PTSD, discussed the complex adaptations to psychological trauma in response to gender-based violence and its implications for healthcare. Using an intersectional approach, practical tips aimed at reducing suffering and facilitating successful healthcare interventions will be described.

March 1, 2023

On March 1, Dior hosted an exclusive sip and shop event at their flagship store on Bloor Street West to present the launch of their Spring-Summer 2023 Collection.

Dior generously donated $10,000 from the proceeds of the sales from this invitation only event to the Dr. Borna Meisami Commemorative Foundation.