Tag: diversity

EXCELerate 2021 is dedicated to the full spectrum of women and male business owners, corporate representatives, government attendees, trade practitioners from academia, finance, customer brokerage and legal expertise, students in business and international trade, as well as media. We encourage all interested business people along with young entrepreneurs to join us. Connected through values and […]

The aim of this session is to offer guidelines to establish respectful workplaces. We build a shared knowledge on how to identify what respect looks like in the workplace, and how to address manifestations of disrespect.

This session tackles one of the most pervasive barriers to inclusion in the workplace: conscious and unconscious bias. We explore the sources and mechanics of bias, its impact and cyclicality. We then provide participants with strategies to increase awareness and mitigate the impact of bias in the workplace.

This session provides participants with a robust, shared understanding of what we talk about when we refer to diversity and inclusion, and why diversity and inclusion are keys to the success of organizations as well as individuals.

The events of the past weeks have placed the spotlight on the long-standing racial injustices, structural and systemic racism that Black people, Indigenous People, and people of colour (BIPOC) suffer. It will take our collective efforts to stand up against racism and take action to be part of the solution. This conversation will centre around […]

These annual awards are presented in honour of the late Wendy McDonald, a Canadian business icon who served as the first female Chair of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade. The awards serve to increase the profile of outstanding women and champions of women in our community. Submission deadline is 9 a.m., Friday, March 13, […]