The Face of Leadership™ Initiative

Over the past 20 years, Minerva has worked with established and emerging leaders, preparing them to take on advanced responsibility and leadership roles in business, government and community.

But despite our efforts, we are not creating change fast enough.

At the present rate of change, it will take 170 years to close the gender gap*.

According to research by McKinsey & Co, women are less likely to be promoted to senior level positions than men. Women receive less feedback in the workplace, and face more push-back when they negotiate. They also have less access to senior-level sponsors.

That’s why we launched the Face of Leadership™ in 2015. Aimed at closing the gender gap, this initiative started a conversation about what’s working and how to advance leadership opportunities for women in BC.

*Statistic quoted from the World Economic Forum, Global Gender Gap Report, 2016

 The Face of Leadership™ Initiative includes:

the face of leadership is changing

but it's not changing fast enough.

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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