The Be Your Own Best Friend (BYOBF) Network is partnering with Pearl & Clover Clothing to host an in-person Sip n’ Shop women’s networking event for homemakers, entrepreneurs, business professionals and everyone in-between. It’s all about mingling, networking, meeting new people, making new friends and connecting with familiar faces that we haven’t seen in way… Read more »


Rarely will you meet someone from Metro Vancouver who doesn’t know who Tarannum Thind is. Tarannum is a versatile broadcaster who has hosted news reports, entertainment stories and lifestyle segments both on television and radio. Tarannum brings her dedication, experience, charisma, and her love for storytelling to her most recent role as the host of… Read more »


Talia is a dedicated intersectional feminist and a wholehearted desi woman who is on a mission to redefine the narrative of desi womanhood. Her passion for gender equality and social justice has driven her to continuously apply herself professionally, culturally, and socially to amplify the voices of women and marginalized populations. Talia works in consulting as a social… Read more »

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Niti Mangat is a Business consultant, a Doctor of Chinese Medicine and a serial entrepreneur.  Growing up, she felt there weren’t very many women in powerful positions around her she wanted to change that. Besides her own dedicated career aspirations Niti Mangat hopes to inspire other South Asian women to follow their true path. Check out… Read more »

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Manpreet Dhillon is passionate about economic equality for racialized and marginalized groups. She feels if we have a world where people are in their power, they won’t take that power from someone else. It will create communities that are based on connection. Manpreet Dhillon founded her company, Veza Global to do this work. Veza is a human resources tech… Read more »


Meet Harpo. She’s a passionate brown girl who adores being a brown girl. She’s navigating and unpacking her own brown girl guilt, while continuously exploring what a world without that guilt looks like for herself and her didis. She loves conversations, creating space, taking space, and cultivating space. A space she really loves exploring is the third space in… Read more »


Interview Prep A lack of preparedness is the downfall of a strong applicant. Leave your ego at the door and put in the work to learn more about the position and organization. This helps show respect and enthusiasm to the interview panel. Your interview prep to-do list: Research the company extensively Anticipate the interview questions… Read more »


Let’s Talk About LinkedIn You may not feel quite ready to update your LinkedIn profile to reflect your job-seeking status. It can feel a bit final to create an update to your employment details, however we urge you not to delay. Unless your LinkedIn profile is current, then employers or recruiters may not reach out… Read more »


COVER LETTER TIPS MAKE IT CUSTOM We can tell you, this one’s really important and can make or break an application. For each and every new positionthat you apply to, you need to create a specific cover letter that is targeted and thoughtfully written. It’s easy for a recruiter or employer to tell if you’re… Read more »


RESUME REVIEW EDIT, EDIT, EDIT We highly recommend going through several rounds of editing to make sure your writing is as clear as possible and you’ve eliminated any spelling or grammatical errors. It’s a great idea to ask a friend or family member, who is willing to lend a critical eye, to review your resume… Read more »


Jingle and Mingle! When you can’t meet in person, that doesn’t mean business — or the need to build relationships — stops. In fact, without the natural interactions that go along with in-person work and events, it’s even more important to be proactive in your efforts to make connections. That’s why this year, we’ll be… Read more »

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Meet Jasmin Kaur. A spoken word artist, illustrator and educator living on unceded Sto:lo First Nations territory. This means that the land she was born and lives upon was taken through colonial violence from the Indigenous communities that have lived here long before Canada was ever a concept. Growing up in a community – and a world… Read more »

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