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Leadership involves motivating a group towards a common goal and is a practical skill that includes the ability to guide others, whether individuals or entire organizations. 

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Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.

Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. leads women, men, children, youth, and our 2 Spirit community to health and balance through learning and healing programs grounded in traditional Indigenous knowledge and trauma informed practices.

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Young Women in Business

Young Women in Business is a community for emerging female leaders and young professionals who want to create their own success. Provides young women with programs that promote career success, skill development workshops, panels and discussions and networking opportunities, through Universities, and provincial chapters across Canada.

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Municipal World

Municipal World Inc. is a Canadian media brand that has worked to connect municipalities with the information, products, services, and people they need since 1891.  The Municipal World Job Board, RFP and Bid Listings, Business Portal, BookShop, eFocus, Municipal World Insider, and municipal supplies are among the company’s numerous offerings. 

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Pro Bono Ontario

Pro Bono Ontario develops and manages high quality programs that connect volunteer lawyers with Ontarians who can’t afford a lawyer. They embed free legal services in front-line environments like courthouses, schools and hospitals – places frequented by people with legal problems they can’t afford to address. They also help build communities by supporting start-ups, artists, social service organizations and social entrepreneurs with the legal issues that come with running a small business in Ontario.

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The Successes and Challenges of Visible Minority Women in Canada

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 to education and employment.

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UN Women

Meet some inspiring grass-roots women leaders who are bringing lasting change to their communities, supported by the United Nations. Here are the voices of just seven women and girls who, with UN support, have led transformative processes that are creating change…

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LGBTQ2+ minority stress in the workplace: How discrimination hurts health

Considering the continued discrimination against LGBTQ2+ people in the broader world, having discrimination happen in our workplaces can have an even more detrimental effect. Discriminatory comments or actions can build up and have a major impact on a person’s work performance, as well as their health. The impact of such experiences can accumulate into minority stress.

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To Retain Women, U.S. Companies Need Better Childcare Policies

Research has shown that the pandemic set women in the workforce back half a decade. Caregiving responsibilities at home threaten women’s ability to remain and progress in the workplace, with women of color feeling the brunt of this challenge. Employees value flexible work arrangements, and companies need to get serious about offering them. Create an environment that acknowledges the role of parents to reduce the need for parents to have to hide their childcare challenges from work.

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Canadian Accessibility Network

The Canadian Accessibility Network (CAN) is a national collaboration to advance accessibility for persons with disabilities through Research, Design and Innovation, Education and Training, Policy, Employment, and Community Engagement.

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Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters offers online training, programs, events, research, and advocacy. They also have the Women in Manufacturing initiative which advocates for the equal representation of women in manufacturing careers.

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GEM Girls E-Mentorship

Developed with educators, social workers, and policy experts in conjunction with high school girls. Each GEM girl is matched with a qualified and trained GEM mentor for a 9-month period running concurrently with the academic year. GEM delivers one-on-one mentorship, leadership, and professional development workshops, enrichment opportunities, scholarships, and paid internships

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Diversity Among Board Directors and Officers: Exploratory Estimates on Family, Work and Income

This study provides the first socioeconomic profile of women board directors and officers in Canada from an intersectional lens. The study analyzes disparities in family, work and income characteristics, mainly by gender and visible minority status. Further, it informs on the types of businesses in which diverse women executives contribute to corporate governance and strategic decision making.

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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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McKinsey Canada Leadership Awards

McKinsey is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is passionate about developing leaders. McKinsey Canada Leadership Awards recognize and support talented students who identify as members of groups currently underrepresented in leadership roles.

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The Learning Partnership Programs

To thrive in our diverse, connected and changing world, students must learn to be critical thinkers and collaborative problem solvers, communicating across cultures to tackle global issues with creativity and resiliency. The Learning Partnership’s experiential student programs have been designed to support teachers in optimizing the development of these core competencies.

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NACCE Podcast: Making our Way Forward

Making Our Way Forward shares compelling life stories and lessons learned from everyday people with diverse backgrounds. They are women, people of color, veterans, immigrants, teens, and people over the age of 50 who are embracing entrepreneurship to make their way forward.

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Grow Women Leaders

A development and advancement training platform in Edmonton with a co-creative space for female executives, managers, politicians, entrepreneurs, and CEOs of the future. Grow also offers training, recruitment, consulting, and counselling services.

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