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Our Team

MEET THE TEAM AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS BEHIND MINERVA’S MISSION

welcome tominerva.

With over two decades of experience working alongside women across British Columbia, Minerva has helped expand the leadership skills of women and girls through education, mentorship, training, and advocacy delivered through a gender lens. We couldn’t do this without our incredible board of directors and team of employees, who passionately believe that leadership diversity attracts the best talent, breeds innovation, and creates more inclusive workplaces.

about minerva
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our team

COMMITTED TO GROWTH, CONNECTION, AND DOING GOOD WORK

  • minerva bc team tina strehlke

    Tina
    Strehlke

    CEO

  • minerva bc team ashley milbury

    Ashley
    Milbury

    Youth Programs Manager

  • minerva bc team trina prior

    Trina
    Prior

    Director of Partnerships and Engagement

  • minerva bc team maria abrams

    Maria
    Abrams

    Director of Programs (Interim)

  • minerva bc team sarah greenwood

    Sarah
    Greenwood

    Learning Designer and Facilitator

  • minerva bc team saiyami takale

    Saiyami
    Takale

    Digital Communications Coordinator

  • minerva bc facilitator shobna kannusamy

    Shobna
    Kannusamy

    Program Facilitator Bloom Leadership

our board

PROVIDING EXPERTISE AND STRATEGIC ADVICE TO HELP ADVANCE OUR MISSION

  • minerva bc board gillian buergin

    Gillian
    Buergin

    Board Chair

    Founder + President, One Cadence Business Consulting

  • minerva bc board jessie williams

    Jessie
    Williams

    Vice Chair

    Dean, Indigenous Initiatives, Vancouver Community College

  • minerva bc board mark patterson

    Mark
    Patterson

    Chair of Nominating, Governance & HR Committee

    BC Mining Practice Leader, PwC

  • minerva bc board aanu adeleye

    Aanu
    Adeleye

    Chair of Finance and Audit Committee

    Senior Manager, KPMG Canada

  • minerva bc board rhogene dadashzadeh

    Rhogene
    Dadashzadeh

    Chair of the Communications Committee

    Director of Business Banking Market Development for Western Canada, Scotiabank

  • minerva bc board candice loring

    Candice
    Loring

    Director

    Director Indigenous Relations and Initiatives, Genome BC

  • minerva bc board christie sparklingeyes

    Christie
    Sparklingeyes

    Director

    Indigenous Recruiter, Vancity

  • minerva bc board catherine lau

    Catherine
    Lau

    Director

    General Counsel, MEC

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    Aleya
    Karim

    Director

    Director, Senior Partner, Talent, McKinsey & Company

  • minerva bc board manu varma

    Manu
    Varma

    Director

    COO, ElektraFi

TOGETHER, LET’S RE-DEFINE LEADERSHIP

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