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How to leverage the Women’s March in Washington

I know how to leverage the women's march. It's the oldest solution in the radical women's toolkit. GATHER. Just GATHER. And if you need something to read to help you come up with IDEAS and SOLUTIONS please read my three books (Lean Out, Motherhood is Madness and Occupy Women). They explain exactly what is REALLY  going on in easy-to-read format and include very specific

By |January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Advancing Women, Diversity strategies, Gender, Ideas & Inspiration|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How to leverage the Women’s March in Washington

Come to the The Dress For Success – Success Luncheon

Join Dress for Success Thursday, November 3rd as they celebrate amazing leaders in the Vancouver community. Be inspired by four amazing women as they share their success stories and challenges in their lives and careers DATE: Thursday November 3, 2016 TIME: 11-2pm COST: $125. WHERE: Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver, 300-999 Canada Place, Vancouver All proceeds are

By |September 20th, 2016|Categories: Advancing Women, Events, Social Justice|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Come to the The Dress For Success – Success Luncheon

Canadian companies have failed at getting women on boards

According to the Olser website: A recent Bloomberg news piece by Natalie Obiko Pearson reviews the current state of gender diversity on corporate boards in Canada. In the article, Pearson cites research from Catalyst as well as from the Canada chapter of the 30% Club which is about to release a white paper revealing that women

By |September 19th, 2016|Categories: Diversity strategies, Gender, News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Canadian companies have failed at getting women on boards

SheEO is a great idea to advance women

I went to a great event last night at the funky offices of THNK-School of Creative Leadership in Vancouver. They hosted the celebration of the winners of the SheEO "Radical Generosity" fund. Not only was I surrounded by passionate socially conscious entrepreneurs but I got to witness a truly "female friendly" program that funds women without all

By |April 13th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on SheEO is a great idea to advance women

Anne Giardini gave a wonderful talk at SFU

I went to a talk at SFU (at their lovely waterfront campus!) a few weeks ago and was delighted to hear Anne Giardini speak about how she survived (thrived) in a male dominated world. She too is a lawyer. She reminded me about how many groups of women (like the Canadian Bar Association Women ) have spent

By |April 12th, 2016|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Anne Giardini gave a wonderful talk at SFU