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Event Recap: “Classroom to Boardroom” – Young Women in Business (YWiB)

Last month, I attended “Classroom to Boardroom” thanks to an invite from a very good friend and former colleague Sally Lee. Sally is an SFU BA grad with additional BCIT certifications currently sitting as Social Media Coordinator on YWiB Vancouver executive team.   YWiB (Young Women in Business) connects young women with skills & support […]

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Event Re-Cap: Wealthy and Wise

On May 19th, I attended the event “Wealthy and Wise” with speakers David Chilton and Arlene Dickinson – who most recently were featured as cast members on CBC’s hit show, “Dragon’s Den.” Peter Legge, President and CEO of Canada Wide Magazines and Communications, offered some opening remarks and stories, as well. Although this nearly 2 and a half […]

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Event Review: GradusOne Launch Event

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the launch event for GradusOne, a new program designed to help young adults navigate the various steps towards a fledgling career. Co-founders Sam Thiara and Manny Padda have endeavoured to create a program that facilitates the success of young adults through mentorship, career-oriented workshops, panels, and networking. […]

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Event Review: Internet Masterminds Meetup

New to the world of sales, I was unsure of what to expect from the Internet Mastermind’s Meetup on How to Get Targeted Traffic to Your Big Ticket Items, with Bill Hugall. In all honesty I was half-expecting to walk into a room full of intimidating professionals, with whom I’d have nothing in common. Instead, I […]

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Speed Mentoring: NABS West Event Review

I am a big proponent on building meaningful relationships, otherwise known as networking. The NABS West Speed Mentoring event came through Networking in Van and it immediately caught my eye. NABS West is an organization that helps professionals in the communications industry through counselling, career coaching, financial coaching and support that may be needed due […]

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Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetic holds “Booze and Branding” event in B.C.

The Vancouver headquarters of Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics recently moved to a brand new location in Vancouver! Now they are a one-stop shop that houses all of their departments (including production and packaging) under one roof. During a conversation I had with Zeba Manki, Talent Resource Manager at the Lush head office, she explained how […]

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Big Sister’s Gala Event Review

Earlier this week I attended the Big Sister’s Gala. This event took place at the Fairmont Waterfront on a cool and wet night. However, if you weren’t already excited to be there for the cause, there were friendly volunteers and two love balls to help direct you to the registration table where I was quickly greeted and […]

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Ladies Who Lunch: Event Review

This past Saturday, I had the opportunity to attend the Ladies Who Lunch event at the Arbutus Club. The invitation stated to dress to impress with hats and fascinators. Unfortunately, I didn’t have a large garden party hat or a fascinator, but my was the room decked out in some beautiful outfits. It was really […]

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FWE Summer Kick Off Event

It was certainly a great way to kick off summer of 2014! FWE Garden Party 2014 held it’s year end celebration at the stunning Roundhouse Community Centre. There was a welcoming atmosphere to greet you at the door with the lure of delicious aromas of appetizers awaiting our palates to put them to the test. Whist I […]

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SociaLIGHT: An Event Review

On Saturday, the SociaLIGHT Conference was held at the beautiful Vancouver Convention Centre. LIGHT stands for Leading Impacting Global Humanity Today. The day featured an array of opportunities to hear from some amazing visionary leaders and entrepreneurs. This was the inaugural conference in Vancouver, originally from Toronto. Although they didn’t have the big names of […]

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WCT Event Recap: Experts Share Best Leadership Advice Ever Received

The BC chapter of Women in Communications & Technology (WCT) hosted the first of their Lessons in Leadership Series, “The Best Advice I Ever Got,” in the beautiful Chartwell Room at the Four Seasons Vancouver on May 28. After a networking hour complete with cocktails and delicious canapés, a panel of three high-profile Vancouverites shared […]

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