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interVivos supports local, and so should you this holiday season

interVivos and our community rely on the small businesses at the heart of them. 2020 has been a tumultuous time for our small businesses with the impacts of COVID-19.  Small businesses provide character and individuality to a community. They benefit their local communities in many concrete, quantifiable ways. Specifically, if you spend $100 at a […]

Meet the Gwin Sisters

🎙️ Listen to Fall 2020 Mentor Shani Gwin talk about the BIPOC focussed mentorship program on Edmonton AM: interVivos looks to bridge the diversity gap at work (December 2020) Shani and Teneya Gwin are a part of our first-ever Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (or BIPOC) focused mentor program. They’re also the first set […]

interVivos launches first BIPOC focused mentorship program

Registration for Protégés is now open interVivos is launching its Fall 2020 Mentorship Program on December 1, 2020. This Edmonton program will showcase Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) volunteer mentors. Ambitious professionals from all backgrounds are invited to take part as protégés in the ever-popular mentorship program. Since 2006, interVivos has connected over […]

Fall 2020 Mentorship Program FAQs

Register to be a protégé by visiting: https://intervivosfall2020.eventbrite.ca/ Why is interVivos organizing a mentorship program focused exclusively on BIPOC mentors? The interVivos board is thrilled to highlight many amazing Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC) volunteer mentors in the Edmonton community.  We recognize the importance of diversity and support one another in creating a sense […]

Meet our new interns!

interVivos is pleased to welcome two youth interns. The interns joined the board at our September 2020 bi-monthly board meeting as voting board members until March 2021. We are a placement organization with Volunteer Alberta’s Youth at the Table program and the University of Alberta’s Non-Profit Board Student Internship Program. The youth will be joining […]

PODCAST: How to be a great mentor

This Kellogg Insight podcast is based on insights from Diane Brink and Carter Cast. It can be found at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Getting the right words of wisdom at the right time can make all the difference to your career. But how do you make that happen—both for yourself and for […]

What’s the Secret Ingredient to Great Mentorship?

This article was written by Susie Allen and based on the research of Yifang Ma, Satyam Mukherjee and Brian Uzzi. It can be found at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. It’s not just subject-matter expertise, according to a new study. “Find a mentor.” It’s a piece of career advice so commonplace many of […]

How interVivos launched a mentorship program during a pandemic

interVivos has connected over 600 high-calibre mentors and ambitious protégés in the Edmonton area through our mentorship program. The program is offered twice per year and typically launches with an in-person event. When COVID-19 hit in March, we knew it was impossible to launch the summer 2020 program the traditional way. We also knew there […]

“It’s so important that as we succeed, we lift others along the way”

Two-time interVivos Mentor talks about her experience in the interVivos mentorship program By: Naz Soni Uppal LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/naz-sohni/    My name is Naz Sohni Uppal. I am an accomplished, multi-award-winning radio and television correspondent and producer. Spreading joy and uplifting others have become a huge part of my success. I have been a mentor with […]