A Wider Lens

Representation is more than one and done. It needs to be seen throughout an ecosystem, including at the foundation, in texts for students. Vania Sakelaris realized women were missing from business case studies. As she tells Lisa Bragg in this episode of Bold(h)er, she has made it her mission—and her business—to ensure that women’s triumphs and trials also shape the curriculum in business schools. Listen online below, or click here to download episodes straight to your device to listen...
Bold & Black: The State of Black Entrepreneurship in Canada and the US

Bold & Black: The State of Black Entrepreneurship in Canada and the US

  A lot has changed since the world witnessed the death of a Black man on the streets of Minneapolis in June 2020. Locked down in our homes, everyone had no choice but to pay attention to the inequalities that Black people faced. The response was swift – we believe that your lives, your community organizations, and your businesses matter. Swaths of funding were released from governments to corporations, hoping the bootstraps would be sturdy enough to lift Black entrepreneurs up and...
Where Belonging intersects with Bold

Where Belonging intersects with Bold

This next evolution of Bold(h)er aims to bring you professional insights and real advice to fuel progress for your business and your investment decisions. Belonging, it’s a significant key to a thriving workplace. But, for it to take hold, we all need to be bold. In this episode of Bold(h)er, Dr. Rumeet Billan talks to Lisa Bragg about what belonging truly means, why we all need to understand intersectionality and how those labels that we all so quickly put on each other are a trap to...
Women Business Owners: Advancing Sustainability

Women Business Owners: Advancing Sustainability

  BMO Financial Group’s General Counsel, Sharon Haward-Laird hosted Women Business Owners: Advancing Sustainability. This thought-provoking event brought together sustainability leaders, government representatives, women advocacy organizations and women business owners. The discussion explored the types of support needed by women business owners who are advancing sustainability and identified the challenges they face. Speakers included The Honourable Mary Ng, Federal Minister of...
Bold(h)er: Money, Meaning and Mental Health

Bold(h)er: Money, Meaning and Mental Health

Ask Sandi Treliving for a stat on women’s mental health, and be prepared to be shocked. When she found out how underserved women are in research on mental health, she decided to put her time, money and family into making a difference. Her daughter Katie is a big supporter, giving as she can to make sure that philanthropy is a multi-generational legacy. In this Bold(h)er podcast, they talk to Lisa Bragg about community, making a difference and supporting women.   About the show: Brought to...