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Event #1407

33 years after the Employment Equity Act: Why are we still having this conversation?

When: 

Monday, June 3, 2019

15:30 - 17:00
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Where:
AMS Nest - NEST 2301 Expo Event Space
Series:
Featured and exhibitor events
Language: 
English | anglais
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Join leading experts as they discuss equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in the post-secondary sector, including what role do institutions play in change, how does intersectionality fit into this conversation, what is the path forward, and how can the made-in-Canada Athena SWAN program contribute to increasing EDI in this sector?

Moderator: Deborah Stienstra, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Centre for Families, Work and Wellbeing, University of Guelph

Speakers:
  • Wesley Crichlow, Director of Equity and Diversity, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences; Professor, Associate Dean Equity, Chair President's Equity Taskforce, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  • Danika Goosney, Vice-President, Research Grants and Scholarships, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
  • Malinda S. Smith, Professor of Political Science and Provost’s Fellow in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Policy, University of Alberta