Josephine Yam, RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awardee, donates her RBC check award to Ricky Cuenca, President of Ancop International. ANCOP is a Canadian charity dedicated to uplift the lives of poor families in developing countries through shelter, child education, and humanitarian relief.
Josephine Yam won the Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Award! She received her award at the 15th Filipina Leadership Global Summit held at the historic St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London, UK.
This prestigious award "recognizes Filipina women who have risen to the most influential positions around the world and are using their influence to make an impressive impact in society”.
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Josephine Yam is featured in the Fall 2018 issue of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) Magazine. The CCCA is a section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), the essential ally and advocate of the 35,000 lawyers in Canada.
Josephine is quoted in the article sharing that by volunteering on boards, “it gives employees an open, curious mindset that allows them to be exposed to different ideas and to people who are very different from themselves in many ways. So when they come back to the company, they bring in new ideas and new skills, and they're more creative and innovative. And more importantly, they've developed empathy.”
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Josephine Victoria Yam is featured by the University of British Columbia (UBC) Extended Learning, Centre for Intercultural Communication: How Diversity & Inclusion Skills Can Make You a Better Leader
Josephine Yam was selected as one of the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award winners!
For Josephine, this prestigious award celebrates… "inspirational immigrants who have contributed to Canada and are helping to make our country a better place to live in”.
"I am so honoured and humbled to receive this award", said Josephine. "It's an amazing validation in support of B3's mission of building a diverse and inclusive Canada".
Her Excellency Philippine Ambassador to Canada Petronila Garcia recently received B3 CEO & Co-Founder Josephine Yam at the Philippine Embassy in Ottawa. Ambassador Garcia commended Josephine, a Filipino immigrant to Canada, for B3’s significant social impact across Canada. The Ambassador also congratulated Josephine for her nomination to the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards for 2018.
Josephine Yam for the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards!
Meet Josephine Yam, CEO & Co-Founder of B3 Canada. Learn how her work in B3 is creating positive social impact across Canada!
Vote for Josephine Yam here: http://canadianimmigrant.ca/canadas-top-25-immigrants/vote
Josephine Yam was interviewed by Von Canton and Mahal Hudson of Pinoy Radio, one of the most popular Filipino Canadian broadcast stations. The lively conversation covered Josephine’s struggles as a Canadian immigrant, the social impact that B3 Canada is making across the country and her nomination to the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards for 2018.
The International Women’s Forum Toronto Chapter invited Josephine Yam, an IWF member herself, to be its guest speaker for its Defining Moments event. The event was held at the beautiful home of Pauline Couture, who also facilitated the intimate event.
Josephine Yam was speaker at the Conference Board of Canada’s Corporate Community Investment Council workshop in Vancouver. She discussed how employees who serve on nonprofit boards can effectively enhance a company’s community engagement and corporate brand.
Josephine Yam was a panelist in the panel of the Toronto Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Board Readiness Program. The discussion focused on strategies on how to search for a board position in the corporate, public and nonprofit sectors. The panelists were (L-R): Godyne Sibay, McCarthy Tétrault; Lisa Heidman, Arlington Partners; Stephanie MacKendrick, Deborah Rosati, Women Get On Board; and Josephine Yam, B3 Canada.
Josephine Yam, CEO of the Environmental Law Centre of Alberta, welcomed guests to the third annual Green Regs and Ham Breakfast event to a sold-out crowd at the University of Calgary. The Commissioner Julie Gelfand, Canada’s Commissioner of Environment and Sustainable Development, was the event’s keynote speaker. Esteemed panelists included Nigel Bankes (Faculty of Law, University of Calgary), Gordon Lambert (Member of the Alberta’s Climate Change Strategy Panel) and Ben Thibault (Director of the Pembina Institute).
Josephine Yam was a panelist in the international panel of the Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces to Respond to Climate Change workshop. The discussion was entitled: “After Paris: Politics, Climate Change and Labour”.
Josephine Victoria Yam featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine: e-Legal Eagle
Josephine Victoria Yam featured in Newsweek Magazine: Rise of the Asian Woman
Josephine Victoria Yam featured in CNN: eBiz Asia
Josephine Victoria Yam featured in CNBC: Dot Commerce
Josephine Victoria Yam featured in the Inquirer: Lawyer.com
Josephine Victoria Yam featured in the Inquirer: A Lawyer’s Brain, an Entrepreneur’s Heart