Hailing from Kingston, Jamaica, and raised in Toronto, Tanya Turton is an award-winning entrepreneur, storyteller, wellness educator, and mental health advocate. Using storytelling, safe space, and education, Tanya has created safer spaces for Black women, LGBTQ community members, and youth to feel heard, seen, and witnessed. Over the years she has launched two initiatives: Adornment Stories, a grassroots non-profit for Black women and femmes navigating mental health challenges by using beauty and digital storytelling to transform their experiences; and NiaZamar: Redefining Beauty, an educational platform where Tanya shares a wealth of knowledge in fields of self and collective care and intersectional wellness. Her writing can be found in Shameless magazine, providing safe space and guiding tools for self-love. Her work centres on early engagement mental health initiatives and intersectional frameworks of engagement.
Tanya Turton is published by Dundurn Press
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September 22, 2022
The Colours of Grief: Tanya Turton & Olivia Wenzel
Tanya Turton, Olivia Wenzel, and Angelyn Francis
September 22, 2022 at 8:30pm
September 15, 2022
Toronto Lit Up
Toronto Lit Up: Jade Is a Twisted Green by Tanya Turton
September 15, 2022 at 5:30pm