The Power of Partnerships: The making of Indigenous Roots

With Indigenous Roots wrapping a successful pilot year, we’d like to take a moment to express our gratitude for all the partners who helped to make this program possible.

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Women on their Way: Ida Adamowicz

Ida Adamowicz is a photographer and founder of Wonderful Ida photography and videogprahy. Raised with a camera in her hand, Ida inherited her father’s creative drive and talents. When she’s not photographing Minerva’s events (where her sheer presence increases production value tenfold), she’s expanding her side hustle with additional courses and training.

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Support an emerging leader in the non-profit sector

Minerva BC is currently looking for supporters of The Filomena Nalewajek Non-Profit Leadership Award, which will enable an emerging female leader in the non-profit sector to participate in Women Leading the Way™, an interactive, part-time leadership training program, in Fil’s name.

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That’s a Wrap: Welcome back Indigenous Roots

After three weeks of canoeing and camping along the Sechelt Inlet and Gambier Island, our Indigenous Roots girls are happy to be home to share stories from their unique experience.

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Women on their Way: Hilary Kilgour

Hilary is an alumna of Women Leading the Way™’s Cohort 1, and is currently the Innovation Manager for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Throughout her career, Hilary has been fortunate to serve as a Director with both Me to We and Free The Children, and hold diverse leadership roles with Hootsuite, lululemon and Grouse Mountain.
We caught up with Hilary on her recent move (back) to Ottawa, and asked how she’s managed to continue living her values through career pivots in social enterprise, tech, and tourism (to name a few).

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Yesenia Cheekinew: From Learning to Lead™ to SHAD

Learning to Lead™ alumna Yesenia Cheekinew will continue her leadership learning this summer in Lakehead, Ontario, through SHAD. Yesenia was selected from this year’s Learning to Lead alumnae for this unique opportunity through a partnership between SHAD and Minerva BC.

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Women Leading the Way: A roundtable discussion with BCLC

BCLC brings women to the table to discuss talk values and work-life balance Earlier this month, four women from BCLC sat […]

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And They’re Off: Indigenous Roots embarks on 21 days of adventure

On July 9th, Indigenous Roots heads out for their 21-day expedition to explore some of BC’s finest wilderness areas, including Gambier Island, Howe […]

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Save the Date: Minerva’s Fall Fundraiser

We’re excited to announce Minerva’s Fall Fundraiser on heart-centered leadership hosted at the Terminal City Club.  Please mark you calendars […]

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Women on their Way: Paula Terrio-Boyd

Paula Terrio-Boyd is an alumna of Women Leading the Way™, and is currently the CEO and Founder of Marigold Collective, a social enterprise dedicated to the social and economic empowerment of women and the preservation of heritage craft traditions.

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