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“LIFE SHRINKS OR EXPANDS IN PROPORTION TO ONE’S COURAGE.” – ANAIS NIN

Tailor-Made Learning and Creative Learners

Tailor-Made Learning and Creative Learners

WAVE member Tanya Edison shares her personal story about learning, and how it has shaped the way she teaches others.

Muriel Stanley Venne: Human Rights Defender

Muriel Stanley Venne: Human Rights Defender

The Women’s Leadership Award was established by the Women’s Initiative in 2017 as part of our vision to create a city full of opportunities for women’s voices, intelligence, wisdom and leadership to shine. The award is given to someone who exemplifies the qualities of service, vision, and commitment to improving the realities of many. This…

Technologists and the Princess Syndrome

Technologists and the Princess Syndrome

Do you suffer from the “princess syndrome” in your workplace? WAVE member Carrie Vos shares her perspectives on how to find greater equality in male-dominated fields.

The ABCs of Volunteering on Agencies, Boards and Committees

The ABCs of Volunteering on Agencies, Boards and Committees

Thanks to WAVE Committee member Carrie Vos for writing and researching this blog!

Be Kind to Yourself

Be Kind to Yourself

WAVE’s Dunia Nur provides insight on self-care when volunteering and advocating in the community. The importance of structure and routine, honouring your emotional and intellectual labour, and why it’s OK to say no are some of the topics she covers from her own personal experiences.

What I Think Happened: Comedian Evany Rosen on a career in entertainment

What I Think Happened: Comedian Evany Rosen on a career in entertainment

WAVE’s Elyssa Teslyk talks with comedian Evany Rosen about her first book, What I Think Happened, and her appearance at Litfest Alberta this October.

Writing While Female: Paula Simons on a career in journalism

Writing While Female: Paula Simons on a career in journalism

What’s it like to “write while being female?” WAVE member Elyssa Teslyk chats about a career in the media with Edmonton Journal columnist Paula Simons. Hear more from Paula at Litfest this October!

Why Should You Vote?

Why Should You Vote?

WAVE Member Elyssa Teslyk believes that no matter who you are, your background or your experiences, your vote matters. Here’s why.

Exercising Democracy: Questions for Municipal Candidates

Exercising Democracy: Questions for Municipal Candidates

How are you going to choose who to vote for on October 16? Here are some questions to ask candidates to find out their views on issues that affect Edmonton’s women.