Women’s economic initiative shows early momentum

Leading firms partner with The Prosperity Project  October 1st, 2020 –  Advancing women’s economic future is being recognized as a crucial priority by leading Canadian firms, who have joined The Prosperity Project as partners. Launched in May, The Prosperity Project is a non-profit organization conceived by a diverse group of 62 female leaders from across the country. As Canada manages…

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One-third of Canadian women consider quitting jobs

National survey cites family pressures and guilt as ongoing workforce barriers TORONTO, September 10, 2020 – A landmark national survey shows a third of Canadian women have considered quitting their jobs to take care of home responsibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Conducted by Pollara Strategic Insights in partnership with The Prosperity Project, the cross-country survey of more than 1,000 adults…

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A serendipitous leap into volunteerism

Following a very fulfilling 35+year career in marketing and PR for various high-profile corporations, it was time to retire. I needed to slow down, learn how to sleep more than 6 hours a night, and re-organize the life that I had, more or less, put on hold for much of the prior 20 years. At first, I relished not having…

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