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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.

30 Days to Go

Only 30 days until the Indigenous Roots™ group is off for an incredible 21-day adventure! From July 9th to 29th, these young leaders will be hiking and paddling around beautiful BC, developing their leadership potential and outdoor skills.

Learning to Lead Like a Boss: Lafarge

Learning to Lead alumna, Andria Coulbourn, was recently invited by Lafarge to experience a day in the life of a senior level executive, as part of Minerva’s Face of Leadership™ initiative. Lafarge’s General Manager, Lincoln Hyne, led Andria from the Executive Boardroom to the construction site, providing insights on the paving and construction industry, as well as Lafarge’s leadership approach.

Women on their Way: Tiffany Melius

Tiffany Melius is an alumna of Learning to Lead™ (2014), and Follow a Leader (2014), and is currently the Executive Director of New View Society, as well as the Principal Coach and Founder of Force of Nature Coaching. On her experience with Minerva, Tiffany says, “I was looking for a bit of direction in my life and career, and a woman at work was involved with Learning to Lead. She suggested I apply and I thought, ‘Why not?’. Little did I know it would be a life changing experience!”

Give and Receive: Win a two-night stay with Nita Lake Lodge

At Minerva, we believe in the healing power of nature to help women tap into their strength. Will you support our Indigenous Roots girls as they embark on a 21-day expedition across Vancouver Island? As a thank you for your generosity, we’ll be giving away one 2-night stay at the Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler, including a 3-course dinner for two at Aura restaurant.

Welcome to Team Minerva: Jackie and Devon

Say hello to the newest members of Team Minerva, Jackie Dagg and Devon Wong. Jackie joins us after 19 years at the Vancity Community Foundation, while Devon recently relocated back from Singapore. We sat down to talk former lives over hot tea and coffee on a cloudy Thursday morning.

Women on their Way: Carol Driver

Carol Driver is an alumna of Women Leading the Way™ (Cohort 6) and is currently the Manager, Online Auction Operations at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. She started at Ritchie Bros. in 2010 as a Supervisor of Online Global Bidding, which was a bit of leap for her as she came from a customer service background. However, after a few short years she was tasked with taking on their Customer Service group as well as their Online Bidding team.

Indigenous Roots Program Launches

Last week, Minerva launched Indigenous Roots, Canada’s first outdoor leadership program for Indigenous girls. This ground-breaking initiative began with a five-day retreat at beautiful Camp Squeah, nestled in the mountains of Hope. Girls ranging in age from 13 to 18 gathered for this first of many adventures to come.

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