By Kemi Kufuor-Boakye and Keely Evans
Organizational Development Institutes, or ODIs, are a series of educational training workshops delivered throughout the year by the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI). Year after year, ODIs demonstrate their effectiveness as informative, inspiring and innovative destination training programs.
The first ODI of the year was held in February […]
By Samantha Parker
Recently Jeng and I had the opportunity to go to iMEDIA Social Media Conference on behalf of the League. It was really amazing! So much information and not enough time to head it all. I was able to attend info sessions on Instagram, SEO, and organizing your social media. Here are […]
By Alysia Tassone
A few weeks ago, we had the wonderful opportunity to welcome Meg, owner of Navina Yoga to our February JLE Training Session. This training was centered on personal well-being and overall stress management. Meg has been a Yoga Instructor for 14 years. She recounted the way her travels around the world […]
By Phalyn Chenard
Annually, the Junior League of Edmonton (JLE) hosts a retreat which focuses on leadership development, strategic planning, and team bonding. We set aside one day for the incoming Board of Directors, and a second day for the entire JLE membership.
This tradition began in 2015 when we were fortunate to be joined […]
By Michelle Besharati
On October 11th, we had the pleasure of having Kimberly Armstrong provide a training session for Junior League members. Kim is a lawyer by trade, but has worked in public service for over 20 years. She is a strong advocate for women, and prides herself as a mentor and female leader within […]
By Dee Currie
A few weeks ago, the Junior League Edmonton training committee did a presentation on networking. Here is what you missed and tips on tackling your next networking event. The key points around a networking event are similar to those in other public settings: approach with confidence, know your stuff, but don’t creep […]
By Robyn Hanson & Aileena Minhas
In mid-October, Aileena and I flooded our Facebook and Instagram accounts with photos from the Organizational Development Institute (ODI) conference in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Robyn & Aileena
ODIs are a […]
By Amanda Mouait
The Association of Junior League’s International holds several conferences each year in order to connect, inspire and empower members. The 2016 Fall Leadership Conference took place in Chicago, Illinois.
The Junior League of Edmonton sent our two presidents; Hannah Barrington, President and Amanda Mouait, President-Elect. Here's Amanda's take on the knowledge […]
By Meaghan Baxter
You only get one chance to make a first impression, so why not make it amazing? Creating a strong personal brand is imperative for success, and the way we present ourselves says a great deal before we even have the opportunity to speak. Sue Heuman of Style On Purpose—who is also a […]