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How does going digital change our expo?

If you have been to a Build a Dream career discovery expo in the past, you know that it’s an inspiring and energetic event where young women can meet with female professionals and industry representatives who are interested in creating balance in the workforce. If you have not been to an expo in the past,…

#DreamHomeEdition Panelists Announced!

We’ve gone digital with a career discovery expo that you can attend from home! As with our live events, one of the highlights of the evening is the Dream Maker Panel where we invite women from a variety of backgrounds to share their career insight and experience with you. MODERATOR: Jennifer KhanDirector, Talent ManagementEllisDon Jennifer…

Best ways to celebrate #IWD2020?

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a time to celebrate women and women’s rights and empowerment movements around the world. Here are 5 Ontario events to empower women, develop skills, build a network and most importantly, celebrate the success of our role models. This day of the year is the ideal opportunity to spread awareness…

A paramedic, a carpenter, and an entrepreneur walk into an expo…

Build a Dream London (November 26, 2019) promises to inspire the crowd with trailblazers from a variety of backgrounds. Regardless of the career path that young women will follow, the panel always offer advice that often can be applied to any field. MODERATOR: Jennifer Khan, Director, Talent Management, EllisDonJennifer is a passionate supporter of Build…

#DreamBruceGrey to highlight careers in nuclear power, trades, & more

Featuring inspiring and successful women that are trailblazing change in their fields, the Dream Maker panel at Build a Dream Bruce-Grey will be an energizing and exciting discussion that will encourage you to dream big! MODERATOR: Cheryl Cottrill, Women in NuclearAs Executive Director of Women in Nuclear Canada, Cheryl was responsible for promoting women’s contributions…

Build a Dream Kitchener-Waterloo SOLD OUT in first year

On April 2, 2019, Build a Dream transformed Bingemans Conference Centre into a career pathway exhibition. Kitchener-Waterloo is the third region in the province to invite the organization to the area as school boards learn of the success other cities have had connecting young women and their parents to careers that they may not have…

Upcoming movie screening will leave you inspired and empowered!

  Channel your inner diva for a screening of RBG, the documentary that provides an illuminating look at the life of trailblazer Ruth Bader Ginsburg — including her career-defining work in gender-discrimination law. “This riveting, surprisingly touching documentary reveals how the quiet, intense Ginsburg became one the most iconic Supreme Court justices in American history.”…

DREAMER DAY 2018 EVENT RECAP

On October 11, the City of Windsor officially proclaimed the day Dreamer Day in honor of International Day of the Girl. We welcomed industry partners, sponsors, city officials and amazing supporters to a SOLD OUT Dreamers day breakfast where we had the pleasure of hearing from the inspiring and powerful Jordana Strosberg about how to diversify the workforce by investing in…

FEDERAL MINISTER VISITS REGION FOR MANUFACTURING DAY 2018

As part of Manufacturing Day, we were honored to host a forum at Laval where our very special guest, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, the federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, spoke to us about how to get underrepresented groups (such as women) to pursue careers in skilled trades, STEM, and manufacturing. What an amazing opportunity!…

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