Leadership Vancouver


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Leadership Vancouver’s curriculum is built on four inter-connected
dimensions of effective community leadership:
     Know yourself.
     Know your community.
     Engage others.
     Take action.

Today, many of Vancouver’s most successful leaders are among more than 600 extraordinary people who have completed the Leadership Vancouver program since 1991.

When you graduate, you become a lifetime member of the Leadership Vancouver. Society. You’ll enjoy ongoing access to leadership networks, knowledge and skills that will continue to nurture your ability to change your world.

For more information – e-mail:  info@leadershipvancouver.org        telephone: 604-681-5517




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On a side note – In Canada, approximately 3,600,000 (12.4%) persons have disabilities. In B.C. 530,130 (14%) persons have disabilities. 68% of women and 59% of men with disabilities are not employed. The Greater Vancouver Business Leadership Network (GVBLN) is a program of the BC Centre for Ability. It is an employer-led coalition of business, government, and community organizations dedicated to improving employment opportunities that benefit businesses and persons with disabilities. –

The Business Leadership Network (BLN) was developed in the US in 1994 by the President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities. The BLN is a means to engage employers in a focused effort to market the benefits of hiring qualified individuals with disabilities. Since 1994, over 40 BLN’s have been established throughout the United States. Through its activities, the BLN has created greater opportunities for employment as well as improving the understanding by the business community, of the employment issues facing the disabled workforce. It is estimated that there are over 2500 members in the United States.

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