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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....

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...

It’s time to leap in…together!

Lean in, lean back, or lean on? Where does a women over 50, who is transitioning into potential retirement, fit? According to Tracy Theemes from Sophia Financial Group “she doesn’t necessarily want to be full steam ahead anymore, but is also not likely ready to lean back into a rocking chair either. Nor is she...

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...

Nicole’s personal transformation, and its impact on those around her

Nicole’s life prior to pursuing an education was a struggle. She was overcoming addiction, became a single mother at the age of 30, and was upgrading her skills at Vancouver Community College (VCC) in order to secure a job. “I didn’t have a stable foundation,” she remembers… That’s when Nicole’s life was touched by Minerva....

And the honourees are…

We were incredibly moved by the great response we received to our Call for Nominations for this year’s Women In™ Energy awards. Thirty nominations later, our Selection Committee were faced with the near impossible task of selecting only four honourees out of an outstanding group of incredible leaders! Yet, they accomplished the difficult task at hand, and...

Minerva launches our Circle of Friends

Last week at flourish – an evening event celebrating our dearest supporters – Minerva launched our Circle of Friends. Our Circle of Friends is a group of dedicated and sustaining donors, committed to making a difference in the lives of women and girls. Members of our Circle are deeply engaged with our work, connected to our community as well as to the end...

Two $1,000 Education Awards available to study at CanScribe Career College

Looking for a career change or to return to school? Train for a career as a Medical Transcriptionist. Minerva is proud to partner with CanScribe Career College to offer two $1,000 scholarships for their Medical Transcription Course. Medical Transcription is the process of creating electronic health records from doctors’ dictated reports. This work can be done...

Join the Minerva team!

Would you like to join a team of passionate and committed people working to change the face of leadership in BC? Would you like to support women and girls reach their full potential? If so, consider joining our team at Minerva! Accountant/Bookkeeper We are currently seeking a part-time Accountant/Bookkeeper! This position is responsible for the effective and...

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