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Lean In Canada – Vancouver: Men & Women Lean In

“We need women at all levels, including the top, to change the dynamic, reshape the conversation, to make sure women’s voices are heard and heeded, not overlooked and ignored.” -Sheryl Sandberg Join a panel of successful leaders – of both genders – as they address a common topic that many men and women struggle with – […]

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Event Roundup: Building Win-Win Relationships With Management

Even though it was a typical rainy evening in Vancouver, over 65 people showed up to the Vancouver Chapter’s October Event on Building Win-Win Relationships with Management at Creekside Community Recreation centre. Led by funny and engaging Tara Jean Stevens of Breakfast TV, the conversation centred around how to influence up, build trust, communicate effectively […]

Lean In Canada – Vancouver: Building Win-Win Relationships With Management

“Managing up is a process of consciously working with your boss to obtain the best possible results for you, your boss, and your organization.” – Thomas Zuber and Erica James Maintaining a positive, effective, “win-win” working relationship with your boss and direct reports can be tricky and this is a common topic irrespective of industries, […]

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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 […]

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 […]