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Ep 7: Coming out matters – Be bold and show your pride

Johnnie Vu, Community Manager, RBC

October 20, 2020
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Allyship between the Asian and Black Community

By Tazrian Alam When my two worlds collide! As a member of Ascend Canada and the Canadian Association of Urban Financial Professionals (CAUFP), it was especially meaningful to see these two organizations shine a light on the importance of allyship between Black and Asian communities. It gave me pause, as so many of these kinds…

October 7, 2020
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Ascend Canada Conference 2020 from the Lens of a New Canadian

But, through a friend, I got an opportunity to hear from impactful change-makers in Corporate Canada at the recent ASCEND Canada Annual Conference. What I loved most about the Conference was the well thought out program agenda. The topics ranged from the mindset of personal growth to the importance of mentorship and the value of…

October 7, 2020
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How listening to the community helped a footwear company grow and give back during the pandemic

Vessi Footwear’s rising success over the last two years could simply be attributed to one thing — their willingness to listen. From two resounding Kickstarter campaign responses in 2018 — raising $1.25 million and $1.4 million — which provided confidence to pursue the business, to actively seeking feedback throughout their rise as major Asian-Canadian innovators…

October 6, 2020
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