Andrew is an award-winning writer, a speaker, activist, equity educator and scholar. Her appearances include CTV, Global, CP24, MTV, CBC, BBC, THIS Magazine ("This Abject Body"), Metro News ("Ask Jill" life, career and education column), Toronto Star, tonight newspaper ("Jills Last Word") and NOW Magazine (Fashion). Andrew's community distinctions include: Premier of Ontario and JS Woodsworth Woman of Distinction nominations and being named one of University of Toronto Scarborough's "150 Neighbours" in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Scarborough community; two Canadian Ethnic Media Association awards, the Michele Landsberg Media Award among others. Her academic acknowledgements include CERLAC, Soroptimist Foundation of Canada, Patrick Solomon Urban Diversity awards, and being named Humber College’s School of Social & Community Services Alumna of Distinction. Andrew's doctoral research and focus include women & girls body image, leadership, race & representation politics, appearance-based discrimination, body-based harassment, and fashion. Andrew is a community co-owner of Glad Day Bookshop - the world's oldest LGBT bookstore. She is an avid cat lover, volunteer and donor within her communities.
Fairclough is a television producer, body image advocate and diversity consultant. She is the founder of Representation Matters, a company dedicated to producing, creating, consulting, and casting for a more diverse lens in television, film, print and digital media. Aisha has produced content for OWN Canada, HGTV, Food Network, Slice, Showtime,TVO, DIY Network and more. She is also a plus fashion stylist & digital content creator who has worked with brands including Old Navy and Toni Plus. Her blog Fat in the City has been featured in the Toronto Star, Metro, etalk, Refinery 29, Huffington Post and Essence. She was the lead stylist on the primetime educational series Sex With Sunny Megatron. A past member of Inside Out LGBT Film Festival's Access & Equity committee, Aisha is a community co-owner of Glad Day Bookshop - the world's oldest LGBT bookstore.