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 […]

Join BC Housing CEO Shayne Ramsay for a discussion on how the organization is addressing racism, ableism and other forms of systemic discrimination through its new Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (OEDIB). BC Housing has crucial work already underway, such as asset management MOUs with First Nations and partnerships with a wide range […]

Join Community Futures for this free online workshop from Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy that covers: How to create a workplace culture of inclusion and acceptance. Identifying and addressing cultural misunderstandings and language barriers that you may have between staff members. Understanding our own cultural misconceptions and biases. Registration deadline is December 2.

Join instructor Carolyn Amantea for this free virtual workshop to learn about: Fostering inclusion and acceptance in your community. Identifying and addressing cultural misunderstandings and language barriers, and Understanding your own cultural misconceptions and biases. Registration deadline: November 13

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, […]