Part 1: Women Leading the Way™ Application

This information is collected to help us assess your suitability for the Women Leading the Way™ program, and to better understand our registrant demographics. Your personal information is treated as confidential by Minerva BC and is collected and managed in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act. By completing this form, you agree to Minerva BC's Privacy Policy and SurveyMonkey's Privacy Policy and that any data collected from this survey may be transferred to various countries, including the United States and other locations SurveyMonkey has offices.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
As part of this application process you will be required to upload the following documents. Please have all of your documents ready before you fill out this application form.

·   A reference letter from a leader that you have worked with (in a professional or volunteer capacity)

·   A current resume or a brief biography

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and interviews are conducted as applications are submitted. Get your application in early to secure a spot and confirm your professional development plans for January 2021. 

SELECTION

After you submit your application you will be contacted by a Minerva BC representative to schedule a 15-20-minute phone interview. The purpose of this conversation is to confirm that the program is a good fit for you and answer any questions you have.


ACCEPTANCE & PAYMENT

Successful candidates will be notified as soon as they have been accepted into the program. Payment will be requested upon acceptance into the program. Minerva accepts payment by MasterCard, Visa, American Express and certified cheque.

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* 1. APPLICANT INFORMATION

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* 2. Due to the ongoing recommendations regarding COVID-19 and social distancing, we intend to deliver this program using a blended approach: some online content, video-conferencing, and where possible, in-person meetings. Dates for the January 2021 session will be posted soon.

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* 3. Have you participated in any other Minerva BC programs or events?

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* 4. Why do you want to participate in the Women Leading the Way™ program?

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* 5. What would make this program successful for you? How would you utilize learning from the program to broaden your impact? 

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* 6. Please provide an example of how you have demonstrated leadership qualities in your work or through your volunteer efforts.

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* 7. Please submit one reference letter from a leader that you have worked with. The reference letter can be submitted at a later date and sent directly to clodagho@minervabc.ca. 

Please rename the file with your details in the following format: 'REFERENCE_FirstName-LastName'

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* 8. Please submit a current resume or brief biography.

If submitting your resume, please rename the file with your details in the following format: 'RESUME_FirstName-LastName'

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* 9. TUITION SUPPORT
Minerva is proud to sponsor three bursaries in honour of past board members:
- Two 50% tuition bursaries for non-profit or social impact leaders
- One 50% bursary for a woman in STEM
- One full bursary for an Indigenous woman


To apply for a bursary, please write a personal letter indicating the following:
1)    What bursary you are applying for
2)    How this program fits with your personal and career goals
3)    Why this is the right development opportunity for you at this time
4)    How a bursary will support you in engaging in the program. i.e. demonstrate a financial need

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