Entries by Zohreh Saher

My mentorship experience with Amarjeet Sohi

Brian Curry was an interVivos protége in the Summer 2020 mentorship program. Brian was matched with mentor Amarjeet Sohi.  Brian shared his mentorship journey for the readers of our blog.  A friendly reminder that interVivos is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that does not endorse municipal election candidates.   There is emerging evidence that access to mentors directly […]

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Support #YEGSmallBusiness: interVivos is #HereforGood with The Print Machine and Doughnut Party

Help keep interVivos #HereForGood by purchasing a one-of-a-kind interVivos tee here!

Your purchase will ensure that our volunteer-run nonprofit can continue to engage Edmontonians during the pandemic and beyond. Each tee is made with care and excitement right here in #YEG by The Print Machine. Proceeds from each shirt will help us build momentum towards our vision of a generation of inspired and informed leaders. 

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MEET AN INTERVIVOS BOARD MEMBER – MADISON LORENZ

Madison Lorenz is an HR Representative with Connect Logistics Services Inc. She is a University of Alberta grad and interned with interVivos as part of the Community Service Learning (CSL) program before joining the board officially in May 2020. Madison became a part of the executive in fall 2020 when she was elected secretary by […]

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Creating a safe space for community conversations

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 our very first mentorship program to showcase Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) volunteer […]

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MEET AN INTERVIVOS PROTÉGÉ– NICOLE RODRIGUEZ

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 with Nicole to find out why she keeps on coming back and why other post-secondary students should also take […]

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Meet an interVivos Supporter – Kris Kasawski

At interVivos, our mission is to cultivate leadership and impact our community through dialogue, engagement, mentorship programs, and events. Community partnerships play a crucial role in making this happen.  Last year, Park Power joined interVivos as the Presenting Sponsor for our Fall 2020 Mentorship Program. They are a friendly local business that provides electricity, natural […]

How to Build a Great Relationship with a Mentor

This article was written by Mark Horoszowski and published by Harvard Business Review. The research on the power of mentorship is pretty clear: People with mentors perform better, advance in their careers faster, and even experience more work-life satisfaction. And mentors benefit, too. After all, “to teach is to learn twice.” Despite all these benefits, and even though 76% of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]