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Perfectionism

Laurel asked, “Who here is a good girl and a perfectionist?”  She discussed the social conditioning that leads girls to believe they can’t be angry or say how they feel.  Perfectionism comes from a fixed mindset, vs. a growth mindset.  A … Continue reading

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Retaining High Tech Women Once They’re In The Door – Part 2

Continued from Part 1. Our experience is formed by how we interpret the world.  We look through a lens and decide that these are things that affect my happiness and quality of life at work.  The survey measures how people … Continue reading

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My top 6 favourite literary characters

My favourite literary character of all time would have to be Anne Shirley of “Anne of Green Gables” by Lucy Maud Montgomery. This is a difficult question so there are many runners-up as well. I love Anne, who I discovered … Continue reading

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The Girl Effect

Girls in developing countries desperately need our help as they eke out their daily existence in conditions of unimaginable atrocity. Regularly deprived of basic human rights such as food, education and health care, they and the children they bear are … Continue reading

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When 20 words just aren’t enough…

Today is the 20th anniversary of the Mississauga Central Library, a fitting day for my first blog post.  I have fond childhood memories of visiting the Central branch; my dad would drive us down on the occasional summer Saturday morning.  … Continue reading

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