Sponsorship: The New Mentorship

Written by Berkley Downey

Sponsorship, as a means of accelerating your career, has recently overshadowed the concept of mentorship - just check out the choice for May’s edition of the YWE Book Club. In the past, the career advice many women [...]

Three Reasons Why You Should Apply for a YWE Award

Written by Darcy Cosgrove

Applications are now being accepted for the YWE Awards! Held annually, the YWE Awards recognize and reward young women in energy that demonstrate leadership, innovation, and drive. Chosen by an independent panel of industry leaders, [...]

By |September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Three Reasons Why You Should Apply for a YWE Award

5 Reasons You Should be Building your Personal Brand

Written by Cheryl Hooper

Remember when you were young, and your parents told you it didn’t matter what people thought of you so long as you were doing your best?  They were mistaken.

It does matter what people think.  And doing [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Reasons You Should be Building your Personal Brand

YWE Book Review: Evolution of a Corporate Idealist, When Girl Meets Oil

Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil
Christine Bader


By Ariana McKnire

What better way to escape Calgary’s scorching summer than with cool drinks and lively conversation at YWE’s fourth book club meeting of the year? [...]

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Planning to Pursue an MBA? Here Are Some Things to Consider Before You Take the Plunge

Written by Tulika Gupta

Technology and access to information are changing the world at an incredible pace. One of the ways to prepare oneself as a young professional for the changing global environment is by pursuing an MBA. But deciding whether [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Planning to Pursue an MBA? Here Are Some Things to Consider Before You Take the Plunge

From Soft Power to Smart Power: Canada’s Geopolitical Approach as a Case Study for Women Achieving Gender Parity

Written by Laurence Nguyen

How different people demonstrate or observe power can depend greatly on their education, motivation, work experience and gender. In the physical sciences, power is empirical and straightforward: the amount of energy consumed per unit of time as [...]

By |July 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on From Soft Power to Smart Power: Canada’s Geopolitical Approach as a Case Study for Women Achieving Gender Parity

What YWE Members Need to Know About the 2017 Federal Budget

Written by Karla Gourdeau

They say that money talks, so what does the 2017 Federal Budget released on March 22, 2017 have to say?  The Liberal government’s second budget is being touted in the media as “woman-friendly”, “feminist”, and “gender sensitive” [...]

By |June 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What YWE Members Need to Know About the 2017 Federal Budget

YWE Book Review: Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor

Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor
Sylvia Ann Hewlett


By Julie Maines

The second YWE book club of the year proved to be both insightful and enlightening. May’s book club featured a discussion of Sylvia Ann Hewlett’s non-fiction novel Forget a [...]

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Bridging Communication Gaps to Optimize Training in Today’s Economic Reality

Written by Vibhu Mahajan

In today’s market, companies are asking employees to do more with less. As organizations become more streamlined and departments are merged or downsized, existing employees not normally in training roles are being asked to pass along [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bridging Communication Gaps to Optimize Training in Today’s Economic Reality

YWE Book Review: GRIT

GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Angela Duckworth


By Alishia Klein

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance was written by Angela Duckworth, an American psychologist and popular science author. In this self-help non-fiction book, Duckworth suggests that the secret [...]

By |April 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on YWE Book Review: GRIT
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