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LIFT Breakfast – September 10th, 2019

Engaging Men in Gender Equality Initiatives Women are underrepresented in most companies, particularly among senior leadership teams—and companies are missing out as a result. Recent studies show that when men become actively involved in gender diversity, 96% report making progress on advancing women in leadership. On the flip side, among companies where men are not...

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....

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...

Tej Singh Hazra on diversity, results and Minerva

Last month at flourish, Tej Singh Hazra – Head of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Graduate Development at HSBC Bank Canada – captivated us all with his beautiful speech on the impact Minerva has had on HSBC’s diversity. We were so moved that we had to share his words with you…   There’s a wonderful Chinese proverb that goes:...

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