WE FOR SHE Conference
Be Your Own Best Friend (BYOBF) Network, a South Asian women’s networking group, hosted a leadership conference entitled, “We For She” in partnership with the Minerva Foundation and Women’s Enterprise Centre in Surrey, BC.
The conference included 150 participants in grades 9-12 from 11 different secondary schools from the Surrey School District. They were welcomed to the conference by Event Chair and BYOBF Network Co-founder, Sukhi Ghuman, and Student Chair, Riya Khanna.
The goals of the conference were: to boost gender equality in the workplace, grow women leaders and empower girls to be bold in their careers. Through a reflection survey, the attendees expressed they were excited and inspired by what they experienced at We For She.