Creating meaningful mentorship connections in an era of physical distancing

By Kristin McVeigh, Co-Director IABC/Calgary, Career Services (Mentorship) Mentorship relationships typically include chats over coffee, attending professional development and networking events and even the occasional meal. In the IABC/Calgary Mentorship Program, we are always looking for unique ways to stay connected. This year has been no different, with the added task of building connection in a… Read more

Using ‘They’ as a Gender Pronoun in Communications

By Jenna Wenkoff While studying communications a professor told us not to use ‘they’ as a gender pronoun to avoid confusing our audience. As companies embrace diversity and inclusion, this statement excludes transgender individuals who do not identify as male or female. There are many pronouns used to refer to non-binary individuals, but one of… Read more

Member Spotlight: Introducing Ukwori Ejibe

Ukwori Ejibe joined IABC/Calgary when she moved to Calgary in September 2020. She joined the organization to network with other communications professionals, and to also have an opportunity to contribute to the profession in Canada. Her interest in IABC was inspired by participating in a panel discussion on Strategic Communications in a Pandemic organized by… Read more

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