A post-pandemic prosperity plan for women: Drawing inspiration from Rosie the Riveter, 80 years later

One of the few bright spots of COVID-19 is that it has highlighted an ugly truth and created a sense of urgency to address it: Working women face disproportionate challenges. Policy-makers and employers are responding by introducing accommodations that will shape the future of work. Huge public-sector investments in infrastructure, together with rapid advancements in science and technology, are also…

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A Statement from our Founder on Kamloops Indian Residential School

I would like to express The Prosperity Project’s profound sorrow over the tragic news of the remains of the 215 children found on the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia. To our Founding Visionaries Roberta Jamieson and Vianne Timmons, and Visionaries Michèle Audette, Chastity Davis and Denise Williams, we stand in solidarity with you, the K’emlúps te Secwépemc…

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The Matching Initiative: Camp Courage

Based in Nova Scotia, Camp Courage is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to introducing young women to careers as first responders, primarily paramedics, police officers and firefighters. The founder/executive director of Camp Courage launched Camp Courage after noticing how women would often be discouraged from pursuing non-traditional careers by their families and the lack of first responder female role models.    “If you never see someone who looks like you do a particular…

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