Entries by interVivos

Mentorship trends for 2022 and beyond

We’ve been looking into where mentorship is headed in the coming years and have identified three trends: Intergenerational Mentorship (or ‘Reverse Mentoring’), Inclusive Mentorship, and Online Mentorship. Trend 1: Intergenerational Mentorship (or ‘Reverse Mentoring’) Intergenerational mentorship is when a younger person mentors an older person to offer a fresh perspective,  help them enhance skills, and build […]

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Meet an interVivos supporter: Rhys Morgan

The start of the new year is an excellent time to showcase one of our long-term supporters: Rhys Morgan. Rhys is a busy person, but since he is a leader of a global firm with nearly 50,000 employees worldwide, that does not come as a shock. Thankfully he always has time for interVivos.  We interviewed […]

4 Things All Mentors and Protégés Should Know

Mentorship and sponsorship are key drivers of success, yet women can have a harder time finding mentors and sponsors, especially ones with influence. The good news is that we can mentor other women at any stage in our careers, and it pays off when we do. Women who are mentored by women feel more supported […]

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Celebrating 15 years in Edmonton with 15 interVivos facts 

interVivos is celebrating its 15th anniversary! Since 2006, our mentorship programs and community engagement events have brought together thousands of people from all walks of life. To celebrate our big 15th, we’re sharing 15 facts that you didn’t know about interVivos. (Or maybe you did. Either way, let’s get started!) 1. We are championed by […]

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Our ongoing relationship with reconciliation

interVivos continues to be committed to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. For us, this is an ongoing commitment to establishing respectful relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. We need to be aware of the true history of Indigenous peoples, the harm that has been inflicted, then take action to make things right.  The Truth and Reconciliation […]

MEET OUR NEW INTERNS!

The interVivos board is delighted to have two new interns.  The interns will be voting board members well into 2022. We’ve participated in several internship programs over the past 15 years, and many of our interns have stayed on with the organization for longer board terms. Click here to read about the transformative experience of […]

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Your vote matters

Edmonton’s municipal election race is about to end after almost a year of campaigning, scores of Zoom debates, millions of dollars spent, and many high-profile candidates. The next step is up to you, the voter. You’ve to make your decisions on Monday, October 18, 2021.  Usually, this time of year is a busy one for […]

Fall in love with local businesses this fall

Spending more money with local businesses is always an excellent routine to begin or ramp up, particularly as we head into the holiday shopping season.  Local businesses contribute to the overall character and uniqueness of our community. They offer a more unique product selection than national retailers, who all carry the same thing. They also […]

Behind the scenes at interVivos

Since the planning for our Fall 2021 mentorship program launch has wrapped, we wanted to take some time to highlight the vital work that our board is doing to impact the Edmonton community to bring people together.  If you’ve been following interVivos for a while, you know that we’ve been bringing people together way before […]