International Women’s Day Gala 2017

For the past six years the Young Women in Business chapter at Simon Fraser University has hosted an annual International Women’s Day Conference. The event focuses on a day-long networking experience involving workshops and speakers from a variety of industries. It provided great opportunities for delegates to grow their professional network and learn valuable skills. […]
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Job Opportunity: TD Canada Trust

Job Opportunity: TD Canada Trust

TD Canada Trust Tell us your story. Don’t go unnoticed. Explain why you’re a winning candidate. Think “TD” if you crave meaningful work and embrace change like we do. We are a trusted North American leader that cares about people and inspires them to move forward. Stay current and competitive. Carve out a career for […]
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SOUL Spotlight: Jeanne and Betty

Supporting Our University Leaders (SOUL) Mentorship Program, initially launched in 2009, is a student-run program unique to YWiB SFU. SOUL connects driven business professionals from various industries with ambitious SFU students. Each pairing is matched based on the personal and professional career aspirations of the student to foster an educational mentorship.   Meet Betty Jin […]
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SOUL Mentor: Jaz Poole

Happy Friday! Today, we are featuring one of our SOUL Mentors, Jaz Poole. Read on to get to know a little more about Jaz.     name | Jaz Poole how did you hear about YWiB | I was referred to YWiB by the SFU Alumni team when I first ran for a seat on […]
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Rundown: High Tea Social

Last month, we had the lovely opportunity to learn table etiquette and manners from Elizabeth Burnett, Founder and President of Elizabeth Etiquette, at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport. Before relaxing and having high tea, Elizabeth shared with us tips, suggestions and rules to proper table etiquette. Not only did we learn which utensils to use and which […]
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Workshop #4: Build Your Story

Spend this Wednesday early evening with us at our last workshop of the year! At YWiB, we strongly believe in the power of being bold and ambitious and rightfully so! Meet amazing women in diverse industries and see the power of the two for yourself. Our final workshop of the year will leave you inspired […]

International Women’s Day Conference 2014 Recap

This year’s International Women’s Day Conference was a huge success and the atmosphere was filled with positive energy. Led by our marvelous MC, Lien Yeung, the day went smoothly. The conference opened with co-creative directors Mia Thomsett and Addie Gillespie from DARE Vancouver. Both of them shared stories of their highs and lows while starting […]


By Natasha Jung, SOUL mentor and marketing communications professional Two things people know about me: I love Jay-Z and I love people. Being a people person, naturally, I get to meet a lot of people. A few times a year, I get invited to meet university students at conferences, speaker series or networking events. Typical types […]

Social Media Contest

Members, we got a social media contest for you! Win advanced movie screening passes for you and a friend to see Divergent, yoga mats and spirit wraps! Simply tell us how YWiB SFU is helping you personally and/or professionally on our Facebook wall by Sunday, March 16 and you could win! We got lots to give […]
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Executive for a Day Raffle Prize at International Women’s Day Conference

At our International Women’s Day (IWD) Conference on March 8 at the Century Plaza Hotel, we will have raffle prizes you can enter to win. One you might be interested in is our Executive for a Day prize where you could win a coffee chat/office tour of your desired organization to learn more about the […]