The BCPVPA was grateful to welcome three exceptional women to our September 20, 2021 event that celebrated Resilient Women Thriving in Leadership:
Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe, a multi-award-winning psychology and education instructor who specializes in resiliency, navigating stress and change, leadership, and personal wellness in the workplace.
Carleen Thomas, Special Projects Manager for the Treaty Lands & Resource Department, Tsleil-Waututh Nation and recently-named Chancellor of Emily Carr University of Art & Design.
Paula Gosal, Principal of Chilliwack Middle School in School District 33, and doctoral candidate through Kansas University in Educational Leadership and Policy.
The discussions were wide-ranging, with emerging themes of sharing stories, building community and contributing as a leader, both giving and receiving, and knowing that it’s not the tough times that make you resilient – it’s the learning from the tough times.
Our next Women in Leadership event will be announced in 2022.