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Meet Jen Murtagh

Last week, our CEO, Adine Mees, made a very important announcement at the Face of Leadership™ Conference. She introduced the room to our incoming CEO, Jen Murtagh (pictured above) who is leaving her role as Executive Director of CKNW Orphans’ Fund to join Minerva in mid-August.  From Adine, Jen is inheriting a platform of successes to...

The Face of Leadership™ Conference was a resounding success.

On Wednesday, June 22nd, Minerva hosted 250 business leaders at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, with the goal of collectively ‘outsmarting our blind spots’.  We learned that identifying and managing our implicit biases is no small feat – one that requires constant monitoring and attention. The day began with a traditional welcome by peace-builder Chief Dr...

Announcing the full Face of Leadership™ Conference 2016 Line-up

On June 22nd, Minerva will help you accelerate organizational change, promote diversity, and create a culture of engagement. A keynote by Carlee Beth Hawkins of Project Implicit will provide awareness and information absolutely everyone needs to know. She’ll demonstrate how much our minds depend on unconscious processes to navigate the world, and how these same unconscious processes are at...

Launching the Face of Leadership™ BC Score Card

The face of leadership is changing.  But not fast enough. On November 17th, Minerva released a report called the Face of Leadership™ BC Score Card 2015.  It measures gender diversity in leadership amongst the 28 largest companies in BC (by revenue). We created this metric in order to engage BC businesses in a factual conversation about...

CBC Radio features Minerva women leading up to National Aboriginal Day

This Sunday, June 21 is National Aboriginal Day – a day to recognize and celebrate the history and cultures of Aboriginal people in Canada. Leading up to the day, CBC Radio has been featuring Aboriginal women’s personal stories of strength and success as part of their Dream Makers series. We were delighted that they featured our very...

A time to refresh, reconnect – and register! What happened at Minerva’s very first Women Leading the Way™ alumnae event

In 2009, with the inspiration and backing from Status of Women Canada, Danna Murray and Helen Dewar developed the much-needed advanced leadership program designed specifically for women – Women Leading the Way™. What they couldn’t have imagined was that just a few years later, they would be reconnecting with their alumnae to celebrate with over 100 women who have since...

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