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Mentorship Monday: Samantha

        Mentor Industry: Finance   What are the top three traits of your mentor? Inspirational, ambitious, willing to learn   Talk about a specific time that your mentor provided you with valuable guidance or advice. This past spring, I was planning a pitch for social media for a children’s sport organization that […]

[Member Spotlight] Week 7 – Shelby, Neysa, Angela, Aldora

         Week 7 marks the conclusion of our YWiB Member Spotlight Series! Although we had to finish one week early due to certain circumstances, we are happy to bring you not three but four amazing ladies in our last blog post. Thank you for all the support, and we hope you were just […]

[Member Spotlight] Week 6 – Felicia, Susanna, Jenny

         Week 6 of our Member Spotlight Series has arrived! This week we (try to) move yet another year level up, and although Jenny isn’t in third year, she ― along with the other week 6 ladies, Felicia and Susanna ― applied to join the YWiB 2015/2016 executive team next year! The votes are in but […]

[Member Spotlight] Week 5 – Kelly, Reanna, Sherry

         And we’re back with week 5 of our Member Spotlight Series! This week we move one year level up, and bring to you  Kelly, Reanna, and Sherry, all second-year Sauder students who have pinpointed their passions and are working fervently in the direction of their career goals. YWiB has proven to be a […]

[Member Spotlight] Week 4 – Cherry, Joanna, Michelle

         We’ve hit week 4 of our Member Spotlight Series, which is also the one month mark! It’s truly been amazing learning about all the amazing members we have in our club. This week we bring to you Cherry, Joanna, and Michelle, three first-year Sauder students who, despite being overwhelmed by all the things […]

[Member Spotlight] Week 3 – Jane, Lisa, Yukiko

         And we are back with week 3 of our Member Spotlight Series! This week we bring to you Jane, Lisa, and Yukiko, three wonderful ladies from all different backgrounds that truly showcase the variety of YWiB and how it differentiates us from other business clubs!   Jane Park          A fifth year Commerce student, […]

[Member Spotlight] Week 2 – Nika, Anna, Emily

         Welcome back to week 2 of our Member Spotlight Series! This week we bring to you three lovely ladies who are known amongst their peers to be full of energy and never without smiles, Nika, Anna, and Emily!   Nika Moeni          As a first year Arts student, Nika is a […]

[Member Spotlight] Week 1 – Beckie, Jenny, Vicky

           Welcome to week 1 of YWiB’s new Member Spotlight Series! Having put on so many events and socials, the YWiB team would now like to take the opportunity to put a face to our members, get to know a little bit more about them, and why they chose YWiB!   […]
[RECAP] My Big Idea

[RECAP] My Big Idea

           On January 22nd, together with eProjects, YWiB hosted an entrepreneurship and creativity workshop: My Big Idea! Designed to help students discover possible business solutions/innovations through exploring their passions and interests, this workshop was divided into two sections, including a short presentation from keynote speaker, Alexandra Greenhill.         […]
[RECAP] Lunch with McKinsey

[RECAP] Lunch with McKinsey

       McKinsey & Company is one of the world’s leading organizations in management consulting, operating in 60 countries with 105 locations. Recently, the UBC chapter of Young Women in Business (YWiB) was honoured to host McKinsey for a luncheon to learn more about the world of consulting and about McKinsey’s research on leadership. During the luncheon, Ms. Alex […]