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interVivos recognizes the importance of supporting one another in creating a sense of belonging for all—which is why we strive to create programs and events that can help build this sense in the Edmonton community.
In Fall 2020, we launched…
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The COVID-19 virus caused everyone to change how they communicate with each other. For interVivos, it changed the way we "meet" as a board and how we run our programs, like modifying our in-person mentorship program into a virtual one.
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Nicole Rodriguez, a University of Alberta student, has participated as a protégé with interVivos for three programs, including the recent Fall 2020 Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) mentor-focused program. We had a virtual chat…
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I have enjoyed my time as an advisor to interVivos. I have had the pleasure of meeting talented, curious, involved young women and men who are, and will, make a difference in our community. interVivos provides a meeting place for people, some are new to the city, others not – but interVivos provides all with an opportunity to gather, to share, to learn and to inspire each other (with a healthy portion of fun!).
Anne McLellanformer Deputy Prime Minister of Canada
I attended a mentorship launch after returning home to Edmonton and at a point where I was transitioning in my career. Just being in a room with so many engaged, local professionals was valuable to me.
I was paired with a woman whom I found inspiring on both a professional and personal level. Her mentorship, guidance, and support has extended beyond the six-month timeline of the program and I am grateful to have found a mentor who has evolved into a friend.
from a protégé
As a repeat mentor, I am continually impressed by the caliber of mentors and protégés plus the organizational skills and resource readiness of interVivos. I continue to learn more about myself as a business leader, and the goals and ambitions of up and coming entrepreneurs. The pairing event that launches each mentorship session complements the program.
from a mentor
Thank you for an excellent and inspiring event. As a panelist, I really loved the format and felt as if I was joining such interesting and engaging conversations each time I switched tables. The format allowed the participants to guide the discussion and keep the momentum going. I was honoured to be included as part of the event.
from a panelist
Thank you for putting on a fantastic event! So privileged to hear and meet with all these amazing people making a difference in our community.