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Minerva BC is Hiring!

Are you Minerva BC’s new Senior Manager, Partnerships & Philanthropy? Or do you know someone who could be? Minerva BC is seeking a Senior Manager of Partnerships & Philanthropy to drive major gifts, plan and execute fundraising events, initiate campaigns and conduct corporate donor stewardship. This is a hands-on fundraising role that reports directly to the CEO.

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CHANGEMAKERS SPOTLIGHT

Changemakers Spotlight: ICBC

Minerva BC had the opportunity of speaking with Barbara Meens-Thistle, VP of Central Services of ICBC, on some of the internal initiatives supporting gender diversity in ICBC’s leadership. ICBC has had tremendous success with increasing the representation of women in leadership roles by 24% in just three years. Currently, women represent 47% of leadership postitions at ICBC, but ICBC retains its commitment to reach complete gender parity by 2020.

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CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to our Lis & Bruce Welch and Ann Naymie Award winners

Congratulations to Leigh Wall and Carmen Landsdowne for winning awards to attend the current session of Women Leading the Way™.

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New Funding Announced by Status of Women Canada to Support Gender Equality

Minerva BC Receives Funding from Status of Women Canada

On September 8th, 2017, Status of Women Canada announced $2.2 million dollars in funding for gender equality projects. Minerva BC was one of 7 organizations to receive funding in British Columbia.

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Women on their Way: Autumn Walkem

We met Autumn Walken this past May when she attended Minerva BC’s Learning to Lead weekend. Her magnetic warmth and thoughtful insights naturally made us think, “Wow, this girl is going places!”. Sure enough, Autumn took part in a unique program, Girls on Ice – Alaska, shortly after her weekend at Learning to Lead. We caught up with Autumn after her whirlwind trip across glacial plains.

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