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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...

We’re hiring a Director of Partnerships and Engagement

For someone who is passionate about what we do, this is a hands-on fundraising role where you will bring an established network of relationships to drive major gifts, planned giving and donor stewardship. This position is best suited to an entrepreneurial-minded, well organized and hands-on experienced fundraising professional seeking to help bring Minerva to a...

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....

In her own words: Maggie Langrick on living her life purpose

When I entered the Minerva Foundation’s Women Leading the Way™ program, I was in my dream job – Arts and Life Editor at the Vancouver Sun newspaper. I had the honour of serving my community, the luxury of working with subject matter that was dear to my heart, and the responsibility of managing a group...

Women In™ Energy – highlights in pictures

On November 26, over 400 women and men gathered at the Four Seasons Hotel to celebrate four women for their significant contributions to BC’s energy sector and our community. The four honourees of Minerva’s Women In™ Energy awards are: Anna Stukas – Philanthropy AwardGrace Nobrega – Emerging Leader AwardJennie Moore – Community Leader Award, Small-Scale ProductionSusan Yurkovich...

The UnConference comes to Vancouver

Our friends at the Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion (CIDI) and HSBC bring D&I: The UnConference to Vancouver on December 11th! The UnConference brings together thought leaders on the subject of diversity and inclusion. The speakers – Barbara Annis, Sandra Stuart and Dr. Steven Robbins – are cutting edge and relevant for those looking to strengthen their diversity...

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 flourishes in the company of good friends

We are still revelling from our evening shared with close friends and dear supporters. A heartfelt thank you to the Minerva community for joining us at flourish with their generous spirit and keen interest in our progress. The room was full of warmth, connectivity and the buzz of common goals. The presentation from the podium was deeply moving,...

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...

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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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