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Category Archives: Women on their Way

Women on their Way: Tanya Wilson

Tanya Wilson, Regional Banquet Manager at Denny’s Restaurants and an alumna of Women Leading the Way™, shares her advice for young women at the start of their career and the importance of understanding your values.

Women on their Way: Charlotte Pecknold

Recently, we had the pleasure of catching up with Charlotte Pecknold, an alumna of Women Leading the Way™ Cohort 8. When she’s not advising Coast Capital Savings members or giving #moneytips on the CTV morning television show, she can be found practicing yoga and arranging flowers in her spare time. Charlotte was eager to share some of the impact of Women Leading the Way™ on her leadership journey.

Women on their Way: Autumn Walkem

We met Autumn Walken this past May when she attended Minerva BC’s Learning to Lead weekend. Her magnetic warmth and thoughtful insights naturally made us think, “Wow, this girl is going places!”. Sure enough, Autumn took part in a unique program, Girls on Ice – Alaska, shortly after her weekend at Learning to Lead. We caught up with Autumn after her whirlwind trip across glacial plains.

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.

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).

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 down for a roundtable discussion to talk values, work-life balance and life after Minerva’s Women Leading the Way™ program.  Heather, Caroline, Lindsay and Abby from BCLC are all graduates of Women Leading the Way™, and...

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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