• THE PERIOD PANTRY DRIVE

     The Period Pantry is a grassroots non-profit initiative that operates within the Toronto area. It acts as a community-wide “pantry” for individuals throughout the city, storing menstrual products to distribute to those in need. The Period Pantry is constantly trying to expand and make new connections with Violence Against Women (VAW) Shelters, community centres, and social-service […]

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  • THE CONFIDENCE GAP — 3 TOOLS TO LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD

    As an advocate for young, career-seeking women, Nadia Sayeh, Founder at ANNISAA Organization of Canada, a unique opportunity for Muslim women of all ages to candidly discuss leadership and empowerment in a setting while creating space for females to build confidence by supporting and encouraging one another. By Nadia Sayeh Today, women make up almost […]

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  • SIX WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR WORKPLACE CULTURE TODAY

    In the age of Lean In and #MeToo, office relationships and workplace culture are shifting drastically, often in ways that can affect employees quite negatively. The recent explosion of #MeToo stories and the Lean In movement have surfaced lots of hard questions about equality in the workplace, inclusive office culture, and employee satisfaction. As someone […]

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  • HOW TO CREATE A CULTURE OF INCLUSIVE INNOVATION

    ~ Nadia Sayeh Innovation is the lifeblood of any organization that aims to create new and distinct value. It is not the job of a few inspired people; it takes an entire enterprise to create and deliver new value. To build a sustainable enterprise-wide capacity to innovate, it’s critical to create a winning culture that […]

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  • WHAT I LEARNED LISTENING TO WOMEN

    ~ Nadia Sayeh I have met and been working with hundreds of professional Muslim women in both personal relationships as well as group settings for workshops and presentations. The information that Muslim women share with me is invaluable. It helps me to recognize their ongoing challenges and design programs to assist them to realize their […]

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  • HOW DO YOU FIND A MENTOR?

    I was at an event recently for Muslim Women in Leadership and was really struck by something that happened.  We had just heard an engaging presentation on personal branding and how to get ahead in business.  The room was packed with acutely ambitious and well-heeled Muslim women poised in their career and ready for take-off.  […]

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