Leadership

Le leadership implique la motivation d’un groupe pour atteindre un but commun; c’est une compétence pratique qui inclut la capacité de guider les autres, qu’il s’agisse de personnes ou d’organisations entières.

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Return on Disability Group

Return on Disability Group is a data-driven insights and design firm that leverages disability (identity and functionality) to help their clients delight their customers and employees (while complying with global regulations).

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Government of Canada supports recovery and growth of women-led businesses across the Prairies amid COVID-19 pandemic

More than $3.18 million in federal funding to support women entrepreneurs across the Prairies to adapt and grow WINNIPEG, MB, March 16, 2021 /CNW/ – Women entrepreneurs are crucial to Canada’s economic success and a strong, inclusive recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. As Canada marks the one year anniversary of this pandemic, it has never been more important to ensure that the gains women entrepreneurs have made are not lost.

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CareerEdge: Jobseekers

The Career Edge paid internship program aims to help individuals facing barriers to employment connect with top employers in Canada, secure employment opportunities, and launch meaningful careers.

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‘Trailblazer’ Jessica Polak leading the way in Niagara

Jessica Polak wasn’t always comfortable being described as a “trailblazer,” but she’s warming up to the idea these days. From her beginnings in the steel industry in Nanticoke, to her current position as Vice-President of Operations at OPG’s South Central region, she was often the first female to take on many of her roles.

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Born2Lead Youth Conference

Born2Lead Youth Conference (B2L) is a national one-day conference for 50 young leaders (ages 16-21), held in conjunction with WiLB. B2L delegates integrate with WiLB for keynotes, interactive sessions and networking opportunities. Great mentor relationships start here.

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The 5 Characteristics of Good Facilitation (and How to Get Them) | Effective Meetings Series Part 4

Not having good meeting facilitation is like blindly sailing a ship without a captain. However, all you need are some tools for your facilitation toolkit and you’ll be sailing in no time. Let’s dive into the essential role of facilitation and show you how to utilize this skill set to get the most out of meetings. We will cover what makes professional facilitators so great and share practical AND fun ways you can begin honing your facilitation skills today.

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Women-Led Startups Received Just 2.3% of VC Funding in 2020

The percentage of VC deals that went to female-led startups declined in 2020. This development, which comes as women are leaving the U.S. workforce in droves, is especially bad news. Research shows many positive things occur when VCs choose to fund women, and investors must take conscious steps to increase funding for this underrepresented group of entrepreneurs.

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Hunter Hub receives funding to lead women in STEM entrepreneurship program and pitch competition

The Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking’s WELab program is the first of its kind in the university’s history and will serve all female-identifying students, staff, and faculty interested in receiving entrepreneurial mentorship and training. The goals of the program are to support women in building business, social enterprise or side hustle in STEM; support women to grow an existing business, social enterprise or side hustle in STEM; strengthen a business or entrepreneurial skills for women entrepreneurs in STEM; support the participation of women entrepreneurs in traditionally under-represented sectors, specifically women of colour and Indigenous women in STEM; support networking and mentorship access for women entrepreneurs and; create awareness of entrepreneurial resources across all disciplines.

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Dawn Canada: Do the Rights Thing

Do the Rights Thing is a project focused on developing and implementing a system-level response to address systemic barriers to services and employment faced by women with disabilities and Deaf women. Working closely with employers, human rights organizations, women with disabilities/Deaf women, and other stakeholders, this project creates practical tools, educational material, and public awareness campaigns on the human rights obligations of employers and service providers.

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Pride Month: How employers can create a more inclusive work culture

Having a diverse workforce brings value to the company. Organizations expose themselves to risk when they don’t have a diverse workforce. A lack of diversity could make it difficult for them to hire and retain talent or they could face reputational risk. If diverse employees don’t feel they can be their authentic selves, their mental health could suffer and lead to absenteeism and disability. Here is how employers can create a more inclusive work culture.

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Company of Women

Company of Women is a vibrant community of women achieving success on their own terms. Whether you own your business or work for someone else, Company of Women provides you with a safe and supportive environment to be yourself. Think of Company of Women as your cheerleading team, behind you all the way, connecting you to people you need to meet and providing learning opportunities so you have the confidence, information and tools to move forward.

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EmpowHer

This program empowers young women to become more engaged in their community through volunteerism. This program helps young women develop the necessary skills to become agents of change in their community. The program is designed to meet the specific needs of each participating cohort to ensure every cohort receives the necessary assistance to achieve success.

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QMUNITY

QMUNITY is a non-profit organization based in Vancouver, BC that works to improve queer, trans, and Two-Spirit lives. They provide a safer space for LGBTQ2SAI+ people and their allies to fully self-express while feeling welcome and included.

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Federation of Canadian Municipalities

As more women take on political public leadership roles, we are closer to our goal of more representative, responsive and effective government at every level. Together with local, national and international partners, we’re developing strategies and tools to ensure that municipal councils are representative of the communities they serve.

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