We are proud to announce Tara-Lynn Wilson as the recipient of the Michelle Pockey Leadership Award and a $5000 bursary to support her education. Two additional awards and $1000 bursaries were given out to Tasha Wesley, a single mom of three who is currently completing her bachelor's degree in social work, and Case Spence, who is working towards accreditation as a Clinical Herbalist.
Each year Minerva BC, BIV News, and Vancity Community Foundation, honour Michelle Pockey's legacy through this Award. #IWD2023
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Achievements - big and small, and growth and learnings aplenty. At the end of last year, we released a report highlighting our work in 2022.
If you missed, please check it out here 'Year in Review 2022' report
Applications are open for April 2023 cohort. Emerging Leaders program is a 10-week part-time development program designed to help new managers make the transition from individual contributor to effective leader. Curated for early-career leaders, this program equips participants with the mindset and tools they need to inspire others and achieve measurable results. Learn more or attend a free info session.
Learning to Lead™ is a 4-week (1 session/week) leadership program open to self-identified girls in high school. Participants attend 2-hour Zoom sessions once a week for 4 weeks. We are looking for youth who are ready to learn more about themselves, grow their confidence, and connect with other amazing young people from across the province. 50 participants will be selected to attend each 4-week program. Indigenous youth are encouraged to apply. Apply now!
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dedicated to advancing the leadership of women and girls.
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