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Women in Work: Looking Back, Moving Forward

Women in Work: Looking Back, Moving Forward

Posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Maddie Alvarez, Beth Diamond


NATIONAL is proud to have several strong women in leadership roles across our network. From our new hires to our seasoned executives, our organization acknowledges the role that women play in our success as a business and a workplace. Among them is Beth Diamond, Managing Partner at NATIONAL’s Calgary office. With over 20 years of experience founding and building our presence in Alberta, Beth shares a unique perspective on being a working mother in Canada’s oil and gas capital in this final installment of our Women in Work series.

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Women in Work – Emotional Labour: The second side of work

Women in Work – Emotional Labour: The second side of work

Posted Thursday, April 6, 2017

Maddie Alvarez, Matthew Bardsley


While the concept of emotional labour is still relatively new to the corporate world, it’s been explored to a greater extent in the academic community. Both men and women will be familiar with the tasks we identify as emotional labour, and there are gendered implications to who performs it. In this installment of Women in Work, Maddie Alvarez, a coordinator at NATIONAL’s Calgary office, brings her academic background in sociology and social anthropology, to provide insights on how emotional labour affects women at work.

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Women in Work: #MomBoss

Women in Work: #MomBoss

Posted Thursday, March 23, 2017

Maddie Alvarez, Alexandra Frison


After examining the rise of paternity leave in workplaces across the globe, our Women in Work series takes a look at the complex yet fulfilling realities of working mothers. NATIONAL’s Maddie Alvarez sat down with her colleague Alexandra Frison, Director at our Calgary office and a communications veteran, to learn about her perspectives on the relationship between motherhood and her career.

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