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The Successes and Challenges of Visible Minority Women in Canada

Last year Statistics Canada released a report on the economic wellbeing and education levels of visible minority women. Statistics Canada defines visible minority as “persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour’”.  Here are some highlights that identify the successes and challenges of visible minority women when it comes […]

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International Day of the Girl

International Day of the Girl is celebrated on October 11. It is a day dedicated to championing girls’ rights around the world. This international day promotes equal treatment and opportunities for girls around the world in areas such as law, nutrition, health care, education, training, and freedom from violence and abuse. Commemorative days, such as […]

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Event Roundup: How to Build a Strong Personal Brand

“Who are you?” That is the first question that the Vancouver Chapter of Lean in Canada was challenged to answer. It may have been hump day, but it did not stop a group of women from doing some in-depth self-discovery. At our first event after the summer hiatus, the group welcomed the remarkable Professor Ann […]

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STEM Panel: Inspiring Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Lean In Canada invites you to get to know the women who are at the forefront of STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics. When it comes to the sciences, women tend to choose professions more focused on life sciences and social sciences, so there is a wide gender gap in fields such as computer […]

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Canadian Women Who Leaned In

This summer, Canada celebrated 150 years of being the true north strong and free. Canada’s history is filled with strong figures who helped lead the way in many fields for the past 150 years, and preceding that as well. So, Lean In Canada wanted to highlight the history of some of those strong Canadian women […]

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