Media coverage

The Shoe Project


Updated June 19, 2018: In her shoes, after she got on her feet: In The Shoe Project workshops, women write about their immigration to Canada, Marsha Lederman, The Globe and Mail

April 22, 2018: Cindy Lapeña: Stepping into Their Shoes: An Encounter with Immigrant Women

November 9, 2017: ... the Shoe Project pulled me deep into immigrants’ and refugees’ stories  Judith Timson, Toronto Star

November 15, 2017: "Women share their migrating experiences with the help of shoes"  Kaitlin Jingco, Canadian Immigrant

January 20, 2017: Calgary Herald, In her shoes: Calgary's immigrant women tell their stories in The Shoe Project

June 4, 2015: Toronto Star, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Shoes "Immigrant women bare their souls through their soles".

June 3 2014: Toronto Star,  The Shoe Project lets listeners walk a mile in an immigrant’s shoes

October 5, 2015: Metro, page 6: Interview with Mojde Nikmanesh

Fall, 2013: Here magazine, pages 18 and 19: Interview with Filiz Dogan


June 2018: The Shoe Project: Finding Home:

September 15 and 17, 2017: The Shoe Project Performance in Halifax: Immigrant and refugee women in Halifax share the stories of their journeys to Canada, on our YouTube Channel.

June 1, 2016: 10 minute video by Shadow Light Productions. 

Feb 22, 2016: Interview with Katherine, Rasha El-endari and Camila Uriona / Tag TV

June 6, 2013: 20-minute video collage  of the performance at the Arts & Letters Club in Toronto.

Find out what we do at The Shoe Project and how you can get involved. 3-minute video


June 30, 2014: CBC The National:  The Shoe Project Workshop - A behind-the-scenes look at The Shoe Project Workshop and The Shoe Project - New Canadians use their shoes to tell the story of how they came here


January 19, 2018: The Homestretch with CBC radio

June 10, 2013: CBC Ideas, Katherine talks to Paul Kennedy about The Shoe Project. In Their Shoes II 


YWCA blog, Shoes tell a story