As a prominent lawyer and community activist, Michelle Pockey dedicated herself to making a positive difference in the world. Michelle worked tirelessly for 20 years advancing women in business, law, First Nations and non-traditional sectors. To help support Michelle’s legacy and advance other women in leadership, Minerva BC and Business in Vancouver have partnered to recognize an exceptional female leader with the Michelle Pockey Leadership Award.
This award gives priority to an Indigenous woman and or single parent, and second priority to women pursuing law, justice, Indigenous or environmental studies. The Award is intended to support the successful nominee’s tuition, housing or childcare in the pursuit of post-secondary education. Do you know a deserving candidate for this honour? Maybe it’s you?
Applications close on February 16th, 2023! Click below to access the link.
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
Limited spots available for January 2023 cohort. Women Leading the Way™ is designed for mid-level and experienced leaders who want to advance towards senior or executive leadership. This 4-month program generates exceptional outcomes for high-potential women by amplifying their leadership styles and leveraging their strengths. Learn more or attend a free info session.
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!
the face of leadership is changing
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dedicated to advancing the leadership of women and girls.
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