Attendee Spotlight: Ria Goculdas

Attendee Spotlight: Ria Goculdas

Name: Ria Goculdas Position: Senior Associate Company: Northbridge Industry: Insurance Tell us a bit about what you do, and what do you enjoy most about it? I implement customer innovation projects to support the marketing, claims, risk services and corporate underwriting teams, and help the organization to be more competitive by staying on top of […]

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Strategies for Tackling Gender Bias & Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

Strategies for Tackling Gender Bias & Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

“As I was preparing for tonight, the more I thought of what to say, the more I realized the answers have to come from all of us in this room.” So began Noelle Richardson, a prominent leader in the diversity and inclusion space. We gathered on October 27th to share our experiences, ideas and wisdom […]

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Attendee Spotlight: Monique Ashpole

Attendee Spotlight: Monique Ashpole

Name: Monique Ashpole, CHRP Position: Talent Acquisition Specialist Company: GWL Realty Advisors Industry: Real Estate Tell us a bit about what you do, and what do you enjoy most about it? I am a Talent Acquisition Specialist for a leading Canadian real estate investment advisory organization. I source, recruit, qualify and hire candidates for available […]

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“Because it’s 2015:” a new federal cabinet with equal gender representation

“Because it’s 2015:” a new federal cabinet with equal gender representation

Widely quoted yesterday was our newly sworn-in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s succinct response when asked why appointing a gender-balanced cabinet was important to him. “Because it’s 2015,” he replied, to the delight of many. And so it was, as promised – a federal cabinet of 15 women, 15 men, and Trudeau himself. Leadership sets the […]

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Want to Join a Board? What Aspiring Directors Need to Know

Want to Join a Board? What Aspiring Directors Need to Know

“Corporate decision-making benefits from a diversity of opinions and viewpoints, and this initiative encourages companies to consider talented and capable resources that are currently under-utilized. More women, from all backgrounds, should have an opportunity to bring their skills, talents, and perspectives to boards and senior management,” states Howard Wetston, Chair and CEO of the Ontario […]

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