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Serving up Family, Diversity and Commitment at Denny’s Restaurants

Guided by a strong service standard honed over 60 years of business, Denny’s Restaurants would agree that their restaurants were defined by a certain set of values. But what exactly were they? That was the question raised by Cassandra Sali and Tanya Wilson, two Regional Managers at Denny’s Canada, as they sat in their first session of Women Leading the Way™ in early 2017.

Support an emerging leader in the non-profit sector

Minerva BC is currently looking for supporters of The Filomena Nalewajek Non-Profit Leadership Award, which will enable an emerging female leader in the non-profit sector to participate in Women Leading the Way™, an interactive, part-time leadership training program, in Fil’s name.

Women on their Way: Carol Driver

Carol Driver is an alumna of Women Leading the Way™ (Cohort 6) and is currently the Manager, Online Auction Operations at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. She started at Ritchie Bros. in 2010 as a Supervisor of Online Global Bidding, which was a bit of leap for her as she came from a customer service background. However, after a few short years she was tasked with taking on their Customer Service group as well as their Online Bidding team.

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...

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...

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...

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