Posts by Sandy Powlik

Power Redefined – An Indigenous Perspective

Power Redefined – An Indigenous Perspective “You have a right to be where you are,” began Sarah Pocklington, acting arts program manager for the First Peoples’ Cultural Council. Identity was the first order on the table at the FPCC’s inaugural Indigenous Music Retreat in May. The five-day artist development program, spearheaded by Pocklington, brought musical…

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What I Would Tell My 35-Year-Old Self – B.C. Women Educators

B.C. Women Educators Share Lessons Learned   The mission of Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) International Society for Key Women Educators is to promote professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. Thus, at our 2018 Spring symposium, keynote speaker and workshop leader, Charlene SanJenko of PowHERhouse, taught the B.C. women educators How to…

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WOMEN BUILT2SCALE: Regina Fall 2018 Accelerator Event Summary

Thank you Regina for a wonderful WOMEN BUILT2SCALE Fall 2018 Accelerator! (September 25-28, 2018) “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead 160+ ACTIVATED Leaders! 88+ INSPIRED PowHERlunch Attendees! 50+ ACTIVATED VIP Reception Guests! 30  POD + WORKSHOP Participants! 8…

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Finding Answers to the Seemingly Impossible with UBC Sauder

Director of client engagement, UBC Sauder Exec Ed, Jackie Howard (R), engages a client. Photo courtesy of UBC Sauder.   When Roger Waters released We Don’t Need No Education, the world roared with support. It was 1979, a time of high protest and anti-establishment sentiment. The song was an anthem refuting systems and authority. Today,…

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