Stand Up For Passion

Welcome to Stand Up for Passion

Stand Up for Passion is a live event series, hosted by SHIFT Toronto, dedicated to sharing and spreading passionate and inspirational stories. We believe that everyone has a story and everyone’s story can inspire the lives of others. Live events are hosted all over the world, featuring inspirational and life-affirming stories from a diverse group of passionate people. This inaugural Stand Up for Passion event in Canada promises to bring diverse local stories of inspiration, being personally curated and handcrafted by Vanessa Benlolo & Samantha Yarwood.

Seven speakers. Seven minutes. Seven passions. Unlimited inspiration.

Seven energetic speakers from all walks of life take the stage for seven minutes to share their stories and life’s passions. The speeches are followed by a reception, where speakers and attendees can mingle, connect to the community, and network with one another.

Doors open at 6pm. Event starts at 7pm.

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