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

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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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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Jana Spes

Attendee Spotlight: Jana Spes

Name: Jana Spes Position: VP Technical Operations, Global R&D Company: Apotex Inc. Industry: Pharmaceuticals Tell us a bit about what you do, and what do you enjoy most about it? I work for the largest Canadian-owned pharmaceutical company with operations across the globe. In my role I am responsible for the development and execution of […]

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The Power of Leveraging Your Network

Three things I learned from Donna Messer I had the pleasure of attending Effective Networking – It’s all in the Power of Leverage! hosted by Lean In Canada. The keynote speaker was Donna Messer who shared insights about her extensive network and experience. Donna is a speaker and trainer for ConnectUs Communications. Her background ranges […]

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