Entries by Zohreh Saher


Mentorship Monday: A chat with Abby Aiyeleye and Charmaine Lowe

In fall 2020, interVivos launched its first mentorship program featuring volunteer mentors who are Black, Indigenous, or People of Colour (BIPOC).  With this mentorship program, interVivos aimed to amplify minority voices, as people of colour are dramatically underrepresented in leadership roles across Canada.  “It is important to take proactive and purposeful action to ensure that […]

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SOLD OUT! Fall 2021 Mentorship Program

The Fall 2021 Mentorship Program is sold out! Join our waitlist for future programs here. Follow us on social media (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter) or join our mailing list, so you don’t miss out on your next chance to become a protégé.  interVivos is launching our Fall 2021 Mentorship Program on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Ambitious professionals from the Edmonton area are invited to […]



Victoria Pearson was our Youth@ the Table (YATT) Board Member this past year.  Launched in 2019, YATT is Volunteer Alberta’s youth engagement initiative. This program aims to create governance opportunities for young people ages 18 to 30 interested in the nonprofit sector. This is our second year participating.  Over the years, we’ve hosted many post-secondary […]

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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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 […]



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 […]