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Leading the Way through Community Impact

Leading the Way through Community Impact

5th Year Business student, Venassa Baptiste is an Accelerate Her Future 2021 Fellow graduate, who has taken on many leadership and volunteer positions within and outside of school. As she prepares to transition into the world of work, she is not only leaving a legacy...

5 Tips on Celebrating Your Wins – A Racialized Woman’s Perspective

5 Tips on Celebrating Your Wins – A Racialized Woman’s Perspective

By Natasha Sidi  “How are you going to celebrate?” is a question that I often ask myself and other self-identifying Black, Indigenous, and racialized women in my network when we activate our ideas into wins, no matter how small. I discovered that there was a lot to...

AHF Welcomes Its Third Fellowship Circle Cohort

AHF Welcomes Its Third Fellowship Circle Cohort

By: Dr. Golnaz Golnaraghi The third cohort of Accelerate Her Future’sTM (AHF) Fellowship Circle launched this January. We’re excited to welcome Fellows and Mentors from across the country, with representation from six provinces. By expanding our reach, we are able to...

Meet this Empathic Leader, Design Thinker and Mental Health Advocate

Meet this Empathic Leader, Design Thinker and Mental Health Advocate

Meet Cathy Truong, an AHF Fellowship Circle alumnus from the Winter 2021 cohort. Cathy is a design thinker who takes on a human-centred approach to create products and graphics to the perfect pixel. She has an eye for detail and the ability to see the big picture. She...

Learn How this Dynamic Leader Advocates for Women in Leadership

Learn How this Dynamic Leader Advocates for Women in Leadership

Meet Hena Awan, one of our amazing mentors at AHF! Hena is the Director, Operations and Strategy Enablement at KPMG in Canada and has over 13 years of experience in professional services. Previously, she developed and was head of the key client’s program at KPMG in...

Representing Yourself at Work and Online as BIWOC

Representing Yourself at Work and Online as BIWOC

By: Chanéle McFarlane Wrapping our heads around the concept of personal branding is challenging enough on its own. So, when you’re trying to also make sense of how to integrate your various interests? It seems easier to quit before you even start. If there’s one thing...

This Change Leader Takes a Holistic View to Career Planning

This Change Leader Takes a Holistic View to Career Planning

Meet Chi-Chi Egbo, an AHF mentor since our inception in 2019!  A career strategist and coach, leader, mentor and speaker, Chi-Chi has more than eight years of experience helping individuals, teams and companies achieve incredible goals. Specializing in career pivots...

Career Tips for Recent Graduates from a Consultant

Career Tips for Recent Graduates from a Consultant

AHF recently had the chance to sit down with Lama Al-Awawdeh, one of our amazing AHF fellows in the Winter 2021 Fellowship Circle. First, more about Lama! Lama is a multi-hyphenated leader who is passionate about social justice and equity, and believes in the ripple...