I have a theory about how rural towns are actually leading the way when it comes to equity in politics.
This past week, I spent some time at the FONOM (Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities) annual conference and I had the opportunity to speak to a variety of mayors, councillors and municipal staff from all over Northeastern Ontario. The conversations were eye-opening.Read more
At the beginning of this year I was promoted to a management position at the Waterloo tech company where I work. I am one of just a few women in management positions and the only one in my department, meaning more often than not I am the only woman sitting around the boardroom table. I know I’m not the only woman in this situation, since women hold just under 35% of Canadian management positions.Read more
This morning I got up at 5:30 am (argh!) because I had promised to help a friend start a running program. She needed the motivation to get out the door and it definitely was motivation for me as well. I started the day walking through a morning sun shower and popped on a new audio book another friend had recommended, "Playing Big: Find Your Voice, Your Mission, Your Message" by Tara Mohr. I hadn't even gotten through the introduction of the book and my reaction was, "Wow!”Read more