When someone pictures an urban planner, they may have a certain image of that planner in their mind; studious engineer, someone meticulously dressed, with glasses, their brow furrowed as they construct the open spaces we live in.
Pam Krause’s commitment to social change inspired her to pursue a career in politics and social activism.

Now, as the president and CEO of the Calgary Centre for Sexuality, she continues to advocate for human rights and marginalized communities and inspire the people around her.
Music has played an integral role in Lynn Olagundoye’s life, throughout her childhood and well into adulthood. The Calgary-based singer/songwriter, producer and overall creative recalls the roots of her musical interests.

The words “black” and “successful” are not often found together because of the negative stereotypes associated with blackness.

The stereotypes from popular culture are not only false but harmful.

These profiles of three very different people shed light on the importance of having successful black men and women in leadership positions.