2 Day Virtual – JAN 30/31, “The Women & Money Summit”

The Women & Money Summit 2015 is your year! Announcing The Women & Money Summit. I’m SO excited to announce a new, transformative, profoundly empowering way to set yourself up for a magical leap forward in 2015. What stops many women from getting their creative gifts out into the world isn’t motivation, spirit or drive. It’s their relationship with money. Why? Because money is at the center of every decision you make in your life, your business or your career. Which of these … [Read more...]

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A MMITRA MOM

I joined mMitra program, of ARMMAN and MAMA, in September and since then I have had the opportunity of meeting several of our young pregnant subscribers. They hope for a healthy baby and a fulfilling motherhood like any of us, but their circumstances put them at risk. Although they come from varied backgrounds, the fact that they do not have access to health information and services binds them together. The story below is an archetype based on several different women in the program that captures … [Read more...]

March Engle’s CALL TO LEAD, celebrated Jan 17th!

YES! It’s time for our careers and business to evolve! Much like you and so many women, I've been considering how I'd like my career to evolve and my business to grow. But, even more importantly, I've been wondering how I can share all I know about building a powerful platform, multi-media brand and launching a thriving legacy of work that defines YOUR unique destiny of success! YES! It’s time to rise-up in the power of our voices! After well over a decade of leading a movement that … [Read more...]

Denise Morrison, President & CEO of Campbell Soup Company

MPW Insider is one of several online communities where the biggest names in business answer timely career and leadership questions. This week we ask: How can women rise to the C-suite? The following answer is by Denise Morrison, President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company. I’m from a generation of women that shattered the glass ceiling. We didn’t wait for doors to open. The lesson I learned is that you need to open some doors for yourself in pursuit of career advancement. Here’s what I … [Read more...]

How Safe Are Your Children from Human Trafficking?

Warning: This post is one of the most important we’ve ever featured, but it isn’t the easiest to read. Anti-human trafficking advocate, Deirdre Flynn, interviewed Holly Smith, a survivor and author, about her experience as a victim of the sex industry. The story is below. Envy is often what makes our children vulnerable to predators. Pimps and slavers promote discontent. They fill immature minds with dreams of the exciting and glamorous life others are living. A life that has been out of … [Read more...]

REGINA EDUCATION AWARD, Bursary Application by Nov 30

Business and Professional Women Regina give out a bursary for $750 for a woman returning to post secondary school (she must be at least in her second year of a multi-year program). The deadline for application is Nov 30 and the bursary is awarded half in Dec and half after she shows paperwork that she is registered for school in the term beginning after the new year. This bursary is based on need not marks. Details below. Educational Bursaries reginabpw.org Each year BPW Regina sponsors an … [Read more...]

AGM & Conference, Nov 7th-9th, 2014 in Toronto

"Our AGM & Conference Weekend is happening THIS WEEK November 7th-9th, 2014 in Toronto! DON'T MISS Sunday's Conference!!! Special guests include: Keynote Speaker Joanna Kerr from Greenpeace. Kerr is presently the chief executive of anti-poverty agency ActionAid International in Johannesburg, South Africa, that works in almost 50 countries with a global staff of 2,800 people. Previously she was a policy director at Oxfam Canada and the executive director at the Association of Women’s … [Read more...]

ANNISAA Organization of Canada is Celebrated

Work with members in your community and make a difference Since 2012 ANNISAA Organization of Canada has devoted its energy to passionately advocate for the Muslim women community’s needs. WHO WE ARE The ANNISAA Organization of Canada is a not-for-profit, soon to be charitable organization that provides education-based programs and services to help women become the front row leaders of their community. We offer a host of programs, services, and resources, focused in the areas of … [Read more...]

Mental Health Crisis is REAL, Take Action!

This year, up to 8% of young Canadians will try to take their own lives. We can be doing so much more to provide for youth mental health needs and prevent tragedies such as suicide. Teenagers are hit particularly hard by suicide, with 500 Canadian teens taking their own lives each year – second only to car crashes among the most common causes of death for that age group. Tell Parliament: Save The Lives Of Young Canadians What is the biggest risk for youth today? Your first thought might … [Read more...]

Irene Becker, Michael Ballard, Build Resiliency NOW!

Are YOU…Is Your Organization Heading for a Natural Disaster? Turn it Around! Build Resiliency NOW! Fact: Over $300 billion a year is spent in the USA on executive and employee stress related physical, emotional disability, addictions, communication and personal problems, presenteesim and other stress related problems. Fact: This is NOT an American phenomenon; the World Health Organization forecasts that stress will be the major cause of physical disability in the world by 2030.Leaders. … [Read more...]

UN Women National Committee Canada celebrates HeForShe

Dear supporters of UN Women and UN Women National Committee Canada I am pleased to announce the launch of the global HeForShe campaign, a movement that transcends class, race or gender. The HeForShe Campaign is a solidarity movement for gender equality developed by UN Women to engage men and boys as advocates and agents of change for the achievement of gender equality and women's rights. The campaign encourages them to speak out and take action against inequalities faced by women and girls. … [Read more...]

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