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Meet Amy: The latest addition to our Partnerships team

Just over two months ago, Minerva had the great privilege of welcoming Amy Robichaud as our Director of Partnerships and Engagement! Amy travelled across the country (starting from Scarborough to be precise) to accept the position, and brought with her years of fundraising experience and development work, as well as a longtime commitment to women’s issues and gender parity....

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...

How Combining Our Strength™ changed my life

My name is Sheena, and I am a proud member of the Heiltsuk Nation. I was raised in the hustle and bustle of Vancouver and have worked in the hospitality industry for my entire career. I have always been what you would call a “people person,” and found this business best suited my personality and...

The roots of Reconciliation Canada

It is often said that making significant change starts with one small step. For Karen Joseph, that small step was applying for Women Leading the Way™. “I nearly didn’t apply,” she recalls. She had no idea that participating in Minerva’s advanced leadership program would lead her to discovering her values, working with purpose and leading...

Deadline to apply for Education Awards is June 9

There are various educational awards available through Minerva for women who need financial support to return to school. Minerva’s Education Awards provide many women with the opportunity to pursue their education, and ultimately, have a positive impact in their lives, their families and their communities. The Education Awards support women who may not otherwise qualify...

Science says: Girls are as predisposed to be leaders as boys

On a quest to discover whether leadership is born or bred, researcher and professor, Dr. Julian Barling, stumbled upon another topic that stole his interest – women and leadership. “I didnt set out to study women and leadership,” he said. “But when I read the research, it totally captivated me.” What he discovered is that...

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Minerva BC is a Vancouver-based charity that is
dedicated to advancing the leadership of women and girls.

Our office is located on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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