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March 2023: Co-founder Nikki Gill speaks about new initiatives that aim to increase diversity and support for BIPOC students through personalized guidance and resources. Read the story here.

March 2023:
Reporter Dilshad Burman breaks down the importance of the The Didihood Creative Fund, speaking with co-founder Nikki Gill. Read the full story here. 

March 2022: Co-founder Roohi Sahajpal spoke with fellow Didi Olivia Bowden about South Asian representation on ‘Bridgerton’ and what it means to the diaspora. Read the story here.

June 2019: Co-founder Roohi Sahajpal spoke with Daily Hive Vancouver after the launch of Himmat: Celebrating the Women Around Us exhibit. A collaboration between Didihood and 5XFest, the event highlighted the unique experiences of South Asian women. Read the full story here.

December 2018:
Didihood co-founder Arti Patel sat on a discussion about being a person of colour in her place of work for a segment of Global News’ Living In Colour series. The show also talked about the importance of creating side hustles. Watch it here.

November 2018:
Didihood co-founder Arti Patel joins the hosts of The Kultur’d as a guest host and guest speaker to talk diversity in the media, hip hop beefs and Diwali. Listen here.

August 2018: Didihood is in Vancouver! On our launch day, we had a chance to chat with Gloria Macarenko of On The Coast on everything we have planned for the West Coast in the next year. On top of that, we talk about why representation matters. Listen here (at 38:00).
August 2018: What has the Didihood been up to? In August, storytellers A Quarter Young caught up with the team to talk about their outlook going into 2019 as well as lessons from our first Diditalks. Read it here.

May 2018: 
Canada’s source of all things journalism spoke with co-founder Arti Patel in May, getting a good grasp of what Didihood has planned in 2018. Read it here.


April 2018: Miss our launch party in April? OMNI Punjabi has a great wrap up of our first Didihood event, along with interviews with the whole team.   Watch it here.

April 2018:
 What is the sisterhood all about? Co-founder Arti Patel spoke with Now Toronto on Didihood’s mission statement and upcoming events for 2018. Read it here.

April 2018: Co-founder Roohi Sahajpal speaks with Flare magazine’s Ishani Nath on how Indian jewelry can help women define their Indo-Canadian identity. Read it here.


December 2017: In an episode of the MW podcast, co-founder Arti Patel chats with Aneesha D. on topics around representation, diversity in the media and growing up as a child of an immigrant. Listen here.


We’ve had the chance to work with several brands across the board in terms of sponsorship and donations. Some of our donors in the past include Lohn Candles,David’s Tea, Winners/Homesense/Marshalls, The Body Shop, FujifilmParty Rickshaw, Fresh Wines, Lost Craft Beer, Nude By Nature, Rapstixs, Foodora Canada, Just Cakes Bakeshop (Vancouver), Postmark Brewing (Vancouver), Omorovicza

Some of our past sponsors and partners include Twitter Canada, the Kolkata Club in Mississauga, Ont. and The Discourse in Vancouver.

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