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 [...]

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 [...]

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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” [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Built to Thrive: Leveraging Your Workplace Community

Written by Erin Madro

When the going gets tough, we often have no choice but to put our heads down and get through it. But what do we do when it's been two-and-a-half years since the oil crisis first started [...]

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Featured Content: Have Women been Sold a Bill of Goods?

 

On Friday, March 3, 2017, Young Women in Energy (YWE) partnered with Accenture for the fourth year in a row for their annual International Women's Day Celebration event. The morning consisted of a keynote by Canadian rower, Silken Laumann; a [...]

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Pipelines Continued: What impact do proposed pipeline projects have on Canadians?

By Jillian Johnson

In today’s socially conscious world, the development of new pipeline projects has become extremely controversial. The first two articles in this series focused on how pipelines work and what products they move; the third installment [...]

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How to Unstick Your Job Search

Written by Cheryl Hooper

Searching for a new job can be tough, especially if the search drags on for months on end. If you find yourself staring at job posting sites, discouraged and unmotivated, it’s likely you’re at your wits [...]

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