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Meet this Values-based Leader Aspiring to Pursue a Career in Tech

Meet this Values-based Leader Aspiring to Pursue a Career in Tech

Michallia Marks describes herself as a learner who is fascinated by the steady and deliberate journey from ignorance to competence. She is an avid reader, a student of leadership, and one who is committed to living a life marked by excellence. She is a fourth year...

AHF Welcomes Its Inaugural Fellowship Circle Cohort

AHF Welcomes Its Inaugural Fellowship Circle Cohort

By: Dr. Golnaz Golnaraghi We recently asked our Fellows and Mentors how they are feeling about embarking on Accelerate Her Future's inaugural Fellowship Circle program. The sentiment image above reflects what they shared -- with ‘excited’ and ‘inspired’ as the most...

Why You Should Create a 2021 Career Plan (and How to Do it)

Why You Should Create a 2021 Career Plan (and How to Do it)

By: Chanèle McFarlane It’s officially 2021! It feels very different to previous new years though, right?  I mean, just take a moment to think back to exactly one year ago. Many of us cracked open our fresh new planners, designed our vision boards and began to write...

What does the research say about women in leadership?

What does the research say about women in leadership?

In this month’s edition of the our Did You Know What The Research Says? series, we will be exploring qualitative and quantitative data outlined in a study conducted by the Diversity Institute on Diverse Representation in Leadership: A Review of Eight Canadian Cities...

Learn How this Leader Has Dedicated Her Career Journey to Helping Others

Learn How this Leader Has Dedicated Her Career Journey to Helping Others

A prominent community leader, Camara Chambers brings more than a decade of international experience in management, strategy, and community engagement to her role as the Senior Manager of Career Education at Ryerson University’s Career and Co-op Centre. Camara earned a...

7 Questions to Guide Your 2020 Career Reflection

7 Questions to Guide Your 2020 Career Reflection

By: Chanèle McFarlane As in previous years, many of us sat down in January 2020 and mapped out our goals, created a vision board, bought a fresh new planner and eagerly anticipated the months ahead. And, then...the pandemic hit and completely threw a wrench in our...

The Impact of Covid-19 on Black, Indigenous, and Racialized Women

The Impact of Covid-19 on Black, Indigenous, and Racialized Women

This month we’re introducing a new series, “Did You Know What the Research Says?” that covers the latest research that’s relevant to our community. We’ll be synthesizing and sharing findings from research reports on topics relevant to Black, Indigenous, and Women of...

How this Student is Investing in Her Own Potential and Leadership

How this Student is Investing in Her Own Potential and Leadership

We met Vaneezeh Siddiqui at the 2019 AHF Summit. Vaneezeh is a third year student at the University of Toronto, majoring in statistics and minoring in computer science and business. She’s the founder and president of the Women in Science and Computing team on campus,...

How to Turn Your Mentor into a Career Sponsor

How to Turn Your Mentor into a Career Sponsor

By: Chanèle McFarlane I’ll never forget my first experience with a career sponsor. I was a few months away from completing my postgraduate certificate in Public Relations and I was starting to interview for my first real job. I managed to land an interview at a major...