Category: Diversity

KPU Student Wins Nancy More Brewing Award

Emily Comeau, a second year student in the Brewing and Brewery Operations program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, has been awarded the first annual Nancy More Award. “It’s really exciting and an honour to receive this award in Nancy More’s name; she’s a trailblazer, a brewing icon, and an amazing person,” said Comeau. “I was drawn … Continued

Askî Oci Saison Celebrates Connections to Indigenous Culture

Askî Oci is a very special brew led by Nadine (Hansen) Jopson, co-creative director/co-owner of Another Beer Co. in New Westminster. This unique brewing project celebrates the brewery’s connections to Indigenous culture and the land. Nadine herself is Cree and the project also involved other Cree and Métis women who are designers and artists to … Continued

International Women’s Day Collaboration Brews Around BC

To celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), held every year on March 8th, women of the brewing world usually get together for a special collaboration brew day. Often organized by chapters of the Pink Boots Society®, an organization created to “assist, inspire, and encourage women beer industry professionals to advance their careers through education,” these brew … Continued

Opportunities for Women in Beer

Earlier this month we shared Sonia Motisca’s blog post on Celebrating International Women’s Day with Women Who Brew.  Many women work in other roles in the BC craft beer industry, too: Marketing Managers, Festival Directors, Territory Sales Managers, Brewery Office Managers, GMs and owners, each contributing to building a vibrant industry where women can feel welcome and … Continued

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