Director of Operations and Programming
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 film and television. Aisha has produced content for OWN Canada, HGTV, Food Network, Slice, Showtime,TVO, DIY Network and more. She is an alumni of Reelworld Film Festivals Emerging 20 program.Aisha 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. Aisha currently sits on the board of Inside Out LGBTQ+ Film Festival and is Strategic Planning Committee Chair.She is also on the council for the Ryerson University School of Fashion. Aisha is a community co-owner of Glad Day Bookshop - the world's oldest LGBT bookstore.
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.