The Round-Up: Canada’s Highest Paid CEOs and Sheryl Sandberg’s 2016 Message

The Round-Up: Canada’s Highest Paid CEOs and Sheryl Sandberg’s 2016 Message

Happy 2016! We’re kicking off the year with a brand new feature on site – The Round-Up, covering news about women in business from Canada and beyond. Check back every Wednesday for updates (and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest Lean In Canada news and event details!). — Canadian Business released its […]

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Attendee Spotlight: Ria Goculdas

Attendee Spotlight: Ria Goculdas

Name: Ria Goculdas Position: Senior Associate Company: Northbridge Industry: Insurance Tell us a bit about what you do, and what do you enjoy most about it? I implement customer innovation projects to support the marketing, claims, risk services and corporate underwriting teams, and help the organization to be more competitive by staying on top of […]

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Strategies for Tackling Gender Bias & Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

Strategies for Tackling Gender Bias & Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

“As I was preparing for tonight, the more I thought of what to say, the more I realized the answers have to come from all of us in this room.” So began Noelle Richardson, a prominent leader in the diversity and inclusion space. We gathered on October 27th to share our experiences, ideas and wisdom […]

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Attendee Spotlight: Monique Ashpole

Attendee Spotlight: Monique Ashpole

Name: Monique Ashpole, CHRP Position: Talent Acquisition Specialist Company: GWL Realty Advisors Industry: Real Estate Tell us a bit about what you do, and what do you enjoy most about it? I am a Talent Acquisition Specialist for a leading Canadian real estate investment advisory organization. I source, recruit, qualify and hire candidates for available […]

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“Because it’s 2015:” a new federal cabinet with equal gender representation

“Because it’s 2015:” a new federal cabinet with equal gender representation

Widely quoted yesterday was our newly sworn-in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s succinct response when asked why appointing a gender-balanced cabinet was important to him. “Because it’s 2015,” he replied, to the delight of many. And so it was, as promised – a federal cabinet of 15 women, 15 men, and Trudeau himself. Leadership sets the […]

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