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Women in Leadership Summit October 27, 2018

How time flies! Our network is currently in its third year of existence, having launched in October 2016. We are proud and excited to bring to our members our inaugural Women in Leadership Summit, taking place on October 27, 2018. This will be THE Summit for Leaders and Aspiring Leaders. Please note this is a … Continue reading Women in Leadership Summit October 27, 2018

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“It’s Time”: Welcome to Our Network!

Written by BFAN Network Team The Canada and International Black Women Event - June 2016, was a major driving force in creating a professional network for black female accountants and students. It is our pleasure, and honour, to introduce the Black Female Accountants Network (‘BFAN Network’). A network based on Christian values, where members empower each other to make a difference in … Continue reading “It’s Time”: Welcome to Our Network!

PEACE ABRAHAM-AJAYI – A BFAN Success Story

Written by Amara Itua- Ojefua Relocating to a new country can be challenging. Competing with nationals of your new country for a job can be much more challenging! This was the situation with one of BFAN’s members- Peace Abraham-Ajayi. Peace had been job hunting and had sadly received rejections on a good number of her … Continue reading PEACE ABRAHAM-AJAYI – A BFAN Success Story

Article Writing Workshop

In line with our vision to empower our members to make a difference professionally, BFAN is organizing her first Article Writing Workshop on May 23, 2018. Are you looking to take your career to the next level? showcase you skills and expertise within your industry and to your target audience? Then this is the workshop … Continue reading Article Writing Workshop

BFAN/ TD Accounting & Finance Network Session

Written by: Diane Williams-Tyrrell CPA, CGA We were blessed with a beautiful spring day for our March 2018 Black Female Accountants Network meeting. In the spirit of the group’s mission, both existing and new members of BFAN got together to connect and share a day of learning and networking. During the first portion of the … Continue reading BFAN/ TD Accounting & Finance Network Session

BFAN Resume Review & Annual tax update

  Written by: Chidimma Eghagha CPA,CGA It started as a rather cold weekend in Mississauga, Ontario with forecast of snow all weekend long. The roads were dangerously slippery and threatened to ruin the first BFAN meeting of 2018. 25 empowered women braved the weather and turned up, determined to make a difference, engage and share … Continue reading BFAN Resume Review & Annual tax update

BFAN LinkedIn Profile Workshop

Written By: Amara Itua-Ojefua  It was a bright warm morning in Mississauga and BFAN members were all gathered for yet another mind-blowing networking and professional development session! The highpoint of the event was the LinkedIn profile workshop presented by Hugh Anthony. Trust me when I say “it was a fantastic outing and an intellectually rewarding time with … Continue reading BFAN LinkedIn Profile Workshop

Our Network: 2017 In Review

Written by Chinazom Chidolue After only 1 year of existence, the Black Female Accountants Network which started as just an idea has accomplished so much. It’s always great to look back on the accomplishments, to see just how far the network has come. Starting from the BFAN concept to where BFAN is today, I share … Continue reading Our Network: 2017 In Review

National Black Canadians Summit 2017

This Summit was as a result of a collaboration between the Fondation Michaelle Jean Foundation of the Rt Hon. 27th Governor General of Canada, Michaelle Jean and Federation of Black Canadians. http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/programs-and-classes/featured/national-black-canadians-summit.jsp                  

BREXIT: Friend or Foe?

By Sam Ncube  http://www.international-adviser.com/news/1034172/canadian-schemes-removed-hmrc-rops-list Britain’s decision to exit the European Union (EU), dubbed “BREXIT”, sent shockwaves throughout the international community, following the referendum of 23 June 2016. As no other country has ever attempted to leave the EU throughout the bloc’s 24 years of existence, there is no precedent of how Britain, the EU or … Continue reading BREXIT: Friend or Foe?

Six things you should note before going for a job interview

By Ibukun Ogundipe Hi future interviewees, During the last interview I went for, I experienced a few hitches that could have been prevented, if only I knew....so I thought of writing this post to help others prevent such mistakes. My personal experience of each point is enclosed brackets for those who are interested. Happy reading! 1. … Continue reading Six things you should note before going for a job interview