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Youth: Featured | Shivani Mehta

August 12 is the #InternationalYouthDay. This year, the designated theme is Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World for All Ages. At Minerva, we recognize the potential the youth hold, and the crucial role they play now and in the future. They are the future!

“As you move through the different stages of your life, take note of the new things that you have discovered about yourself without judgement.” – Shivani Mehta. Get to know this young leader.

Youth: Featured | Millie-Mai Dadzie

August 12 is the #InternationalYouthDay. This year, the designated theme is Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World for All Ages. At Minerva, we recognize the potential the youth hold, and the crucial role they play now and in the future. They are the future!

“Youth leadership is of the utmost importance because we are the leaders that will shape our future.”, says Millie-Mai. Get to know this amazingly positive, and driven young girl.

Youth: Featured | Lauren Tam

Lauren Tam took the Learning to Lead™ program when we had to move our programming online because of COVID-19. “I learned so much, strictly through Zoom, which says volumes about the program.”, says Lauren. This young leader has shown immense growth since completing the program, and is now inspiring other girls to become confident leaders. We talked to Lauren, here’s what she had to say…

New Year, New Leader | Anureet Mann 🙌🏽

As we set our feet firmly into the new year, we interviewed youth leaders from our Learning to Lead™ program to highlight the great leadership work being done by youth in our community. Anureet Mann was actively involved in planning and leading the Learning to Lead™ programs in 2021, including our newly introduced STEM program.  Since completing the program herself, she has applied the learnings to various facets of her life, including to her position as the Co-Chair of Minerva’s Youth Advisory Council…

New Year, New Leader | Monika Jandu 🙌🏽

As we set our feet firmly into the new year, we interviewed youth leaders from our Learning to Lead™ program to highlight the great leadership work being done by youth in our community. We talked to Monika Jandu, Co-Chair, Minerva’s Youth Advisory Council. How does this young leader see the future of leadership? This and more…

New Year, New Leader | Sarah Kemerwa 🙌🏽

As we set our feet firmly into the new year, we interviewed youth leaders from our Learning to Lead™ program to highlight the great leadership work being done by youth in our community. Here’s what Sarah Kemerwa had to say as she reflects on some of her work and achievements in 2021, and anticipates the great adventures 2022 may bring.

Advice I Would Give to My Younger Self: Postsecondary Edition

This mini blog series, entitled “Advice I Would Give to My Younger Self”, is separated into three instalments: Advice I Would Give to My Grade 11 Self, Advice I Would Give to My Grade 12 Self, and Advice I Would Give to My Younger Postsecondary Self. These instalments are a compilation of Minerva’s Learning to Lead (L2L) Alumnae’s best advice…

Advice I Would Give to My Younger Self: Grade 12 Edition

This mini blog series, entitled “Advice I Would Give to My Younger Self”, is separated into three instalments: Advice I Would Give to My Grade 11 Self, Advice I Would Give to My Grade 12 Self, and Advice I Would Give to My Younger Postsecondary Self. These instalments are a compilation of Minerva’s Learning to Lead (L2L) Alumnae’s best advice for high schools students and postsecondary youth, organized by the Minerva BC’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC).

Advice I Would Give to My Younger Self: Grade 11 Edition

This mini blog series, entitled “Advice I Would Give to My Younger Self”, is separated into three instalments: Advice I Would Give to My Grade 11 Self, Advice I Would Give to My Grade 12 Self, and Advice I Would Give to My Younger Postsecondary Self. These instalments are a compilation of Minerva’s Learning to...

Giving Thanks for Giving Tuesday | Eva Koch

As #GivingTuesday 2021 approaches, we believe this is the perfect time to acknowledge and give thanks to champions like Eva Koch, who are leading positive change in their communities.

An amazing educator teaching at the Penticton Secondary School, Eva is giving wings to the next generation to help them be limitless.

We caught up with Eva (virtually) at the start of the school year, read on for what she had to say…

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