Women building a united force to help women

Kerlande Mibel, President and Founder, International Black Economic Forum and Visionary of The Prosperity Project, Montreal, and 11 other signatories* Evidence shows that for the first time in 30 years – in Canada and elsewhere around the world – women’s equality is experiencing an unprecedented setback. The Prosperity Project, in partnership with Pollara Strategic Insights, conducted a recent national study that…

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POST – October Issue

October 7th, 2020, Issue Number 2 Message from our Founder, Pamela Jeffery I hope everyone enjoyed a beautiful summer! While some took a well-deserved break, many have been working diligently to move us forward. Many of the Initiatives are gearing up well. Our website update 3.0 is now complete. New features include: Founding partners and new incoming Initiative partners News and Media Centre…

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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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