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Executive Days 2020: Jill Earthy and Christine Bautista

Minerva’s Executive Days program provides Learning to Lead alumni with an opportunity to connect with leaders in some of BC’s biggest companies. Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing stories from our Executive Days participants. We believe that mentorship is a two-way exchange, and through this blog series, we hope to impart some...

Meet Learning to Lead Alumna and STEM Entrepreneur Romina Mahinpei

In celebration of #WEcreateBC, we are highlighting Learning to Lead alumna Romina Mahinpei, who was last year’s recipient of the Minerva Youth Leadership Award that is given annually to an outstanding Learning to Lead alumna. #WEcreateBC is an initiative started by Women’s Enterprise Center and the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs to celebrate women entrepreneurs and...

Executive Days 2020: Shelley Gray and Brooke Hamilton-Wong

Minerva’s Executive Days program provides Learning to Lead™ alumnae with an opportunity to connect with leaders in some of BC’s biggest companies. Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing stories from our Executive Days participants. We believe that mentorship is a two-way exchange, and through this blog series, we hope to impart some...

Lizzie Li: Minerva’s New Digital Communications Coordinator

Meet Lizzie, a recent graduate of Cornell University’s Communication and Development Sociology programs. Through her undergraduate training, she became interested in the intersection of social justice and technology and learned how to communicate effectively, ethically, and cross-culturally. She brings her strategic thinking and creative spirit to the Minerva team. Welcome, Lizzie!

Face of Leadership Inclusive Leadership Forum Sept 22-25

Join us during Gender Equality Week to learn how local companies are overcoming their blind spots and are championing equality and diversity by adapting the practices and procedures used to identify, develop, and promote talent. This forum is intended for leaders at all levels who are working to create more equitable and inclusive workplaces. There...

Meet Emily Hardy: Minerva’s Summer Intern

During a regular summer, it is challenging for students to identify meaningful summer employment that provides access to empowering opportunities whilst simultaneously being an intellectual challenge. This problem has been magnified by the global pandemic that sent panicked university students home in a frenzy, quite literally, fearing for their lives. My name is Emily Hardy...

Danica Dixon: Finding her Voice

We recently caught up with Minerva alumna, Danica Dixon, who participated in several programs including, Indigenous Roots, Executive Days, and Learning to Lead™, and is currently a member of our Youth Advisory Council. Danica recently graduated from Capilano University with plans to pursue teaching. According to Danica, Minerva has had her back every step of...

Jay Hamidova: Making a Difference During COVID-19

We caught up with Minerva alumna, Jay Hamidova, who has been applying her leadership skills during the COVID crisis. Spearheaded by Jay, a team of students from Gleneagle Secondary worked together to create Viral Cause. an initiative to share music and art while raising money for non-profits supporting residents of the Downtown Eastside.       ...

Practicing Leadership: Welcoming New Leaders

Practicing Leadership is a three-week blog series featuring members of our Youth Advisory Council as well as participants and mentors from the Learning to Lead™ program. The series explores how young women leaders are managing during COVID-19 as they navigate disruption in routine, maintain social connections, and put their leadership into practice at home and in their communities....

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