Ali Close, a 2019 30 Under 30 winner by BCBusiness, is the leader behind Women in Tech World (WiTWorld), a nonprofit which focuses on creating actionable steps to advance women in tech.

The first time I met Ali was at a women focused startup pitch event in 2017, and what…


This May, I’m participating in the Workout to Conquer Cancer at my office to help fundraise for the BC Cancer Foundation in furthering cancer research and enhancing care for affected British Columbians.

Last fall, I started working at a fintech startup, Finn AI, where I met my coworker, Siobhan Coady…


Together, let’s conquer cancer!

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This May, the BC Cancer Foundation is organizing Workout to Conquer Cancer. This fundraising campaign invites hundreds of people across British Columbia to exercise every single day for a month in support of BC Cancer. …


This past October, Women’s Collective founder, Maninder Dhaliwal, organized her inaugural fireside chat, Best Advice I Ever Got: Life and Career Lessons.


A Brief Introduction to Roland Garros

Roland Garros, the clay court Grand Slam of the year in Paris, came to a close last weekend — it is always one of the most anticipated tennis tournaments to follow each year. …


“When we set goals, they work in two ways: We work on them, and they work on us.” — Bob Moawad

Photo credit: Samuel Zeller

When we set goals, our brains can’t help but focus on them. In turn, once we start working towards them, they can help us find purpose and direction because no matter what the goal is, it gives us some kind of meaning, big or small. At the same time, goals keep us moving and they can also teach us about being mindful, being patient, and being focused among other positive traits.

Let’s continue to create goals and focus our attention on them. May our goals lead us to a beautiful and fulfilling life.

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By Felice Lam

In the spring of 2016, WeWork Seattle in South Lake Union hosted an all-women panel featuring:


Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you. — Oprah Winfrey


When you’re looking at your invitations on LinkedIn, there might be times when you may not want to accept the invitation right away but instead, to reply to this new connection first.

Here’s a quick step-by-step:

Step 1: After you log in, at the top right hand corner, left to…


“Follow through on all your generous impulses.” — Epictus

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