Archives by Tag 'pride'

Inspired and Inspiring – Valerie Pringle and Ryerson Lifeline Syria

By Janet Graham - Last updated: Wednesday, January 13, 2016

We received an email from Valerie Pringle this week and she has agreed I can share it with you.   Subject: Ryerson Lifeline Syria Update Happy New Year indeed! I wanted to give you the good news that the money you donated to our fund at Ryerson Lifeline Syria has been put to good use. The Al Hasan family arrived this weekend in Toronto.  They have moved into a 3-bedroom apartment at Hurontario and Burnamthorpe where there is a Syrian community.  They can walk to Square One, schools and the ESL centre. The Al Hasans ( Batal, Turkie and their four children; 20 year old Fusie, 17 year old Ali, 14 year old Rainia and 9 year old Nasimi) are from Aleppo but had to leave ...

Inspired and Inspiring – David Bowie

By Janet Graham - Last updated: Monday, January 11, 2016

David Bowie - the very definition of "Inspired and Inspiring!!" You can follow this link to listen to Heroes.....over and over again.....and be inspired!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tgcc5V9Hu3g His new album Blackstar dropped on Friday, January 8....his 69th birthday....which I found incredibly inspiring before listening to one track. Thank you, Mr Bowie!! May you rest in peace!!

CFA Society of Vancouver: Women’s Symposium: Effecting Change, Closing the Gender Gap

By Janet Graham - Last updated: Thursday, February 26, 2015

Good morning!!   I am proud to have been invited to be the Emcee at an event organized by the CFA Society of Vancouver which will take place next week and is intended to address the importance of closing the gender gap. I will also be moderating a panel at the event on “Success and Significance” with three accomplished panelists, Kim Thompson, Sharon White and Philippa Wilshaw. You can check out the details by following this linkhttp://www.cvent.com/d/F5j0md3j-kCLepRIc6FZyQ/m8xj/P1/1Q? As you can imagine, I am beyond excited!!   I am thrilled (and honoured) to have been invited to be part of this event and would be delighted for you to invite me to do the same!! (Talk about SELF PROMOTION!! – I am shameless!!)   Have a fabulous ...

Advice to Self!!

By Janet Graham - Last updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014

Create the life you want by being focused in the direction of what you want for yourself today and feeling positive about achieving it!!   Spend your precious time making the decisions and choices which will impact your life today and not on regrets about the past!! Regrets will not serve you!!   Forgive yourself for the choices and decisions you made in the past and move forward to create a wonderful life for yourself!!