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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 […]

“Having someone tell you that you are on the right track is a big deal”

Two-time interVivos Protégé talks about her experience in the interVivos mentorship program By: Giselle General LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gisellegeneral/ The interVivos mentorship program was my first experience with a formal mentorship program. Throughout university and shortly after, I kept hearing about the value of having mentors for one’s professional and personal life. I never had one until […]

interVivos launches Summer 2020 Mentorship Program virtually

Registrations Are Now Closed Thank you for your interest in interVivos. We’ve been connecting people from all backgrounds for nearly 15 years through important dialogue, engagements, mentorship programs and events. Please be sure to check us out on social media (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter). If you have any questions or want to know when […]

Success Story: Our Partnership with Edmonton Heritage Council

Last year, our friends at the Edmonton Heritage Council (EHC) reached out for our support to pilot a mentorship program for heritage-sector professionals. interVivos immediately saw the value of sharing resources and expertise with EHC and partnered with them to support their goal of elevating diverse voices. EHC is a local non-profit organization that connects […]

Remembering A Provincial Affair

On the one year anniversary of our event, A Provincial Affair, we decided to look back at the event and its impact on attendees. interVivos’ Provincial Election event, A Provincial Affair, was a sell out in April 2019. We welcomed a diverse crowd of attendees, all of whom share a passion for political action in […]

Why Vote?

This past fall, we partnered with Apathy is Boring to offer over 100 Edmontonians an exciting nonpartisan federal election viewing party and an evening of drag at Evolution Wonderlounge. We thought it would be good to ask people at the party: “Why vote?” Their responses were captured on Post-It Notes and here are some of […]