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DiverseCity onBoard Launches in Windsor-Essex County

On July 11th, the Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County (MCC) and local partner United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County held a launch event to mark the opening of DiverseCity onBoard Windsor-Essex. Attendees from not-for-profit, public, and corporate sectors, as well as representatives from local ethnocultural communities, heard from Lorraine Goddard, CEO of United Way/Centraid Windsor-Essex, and Lisa Kolody, Executive Director of …


Webinar June 19th: Diversity & Inclusion in Leadership – What’s really happening in Canadian Cities?

New research on the state of diversity and inclusion in leadership in Canadian cities reveals a consistent gap between the make-up of Canada’s boardrooms and our diverse population. Join us on Monday, June 19th as we bring together researchers in Vancouver, Toronto, London, Hamilton, and Ottawa to examine recent findings on the diversity of governance boards …


DiverseCity onBoard Expands to New Groups

DiverseCity onBoard is a catalyst for diversity in leadership and good governance in the not-for-profit and public sectors. DiverseCity onBoard is embracing the full diversity of Canada through a recent expansion of its board matching program. It will now be working with the LGBT+ community and women from all communities, and the program has formed …


DiverseCity onBoard Launches in Metro Vancouver

On May 26th, DiverseCity onBoard Metro Vancouver held its official launch at Vancouver City Hall. Co-sponsored by the City of Vancouver in partnership with the Vancouver Immigration Partnership, the event was well-attended by over 70 community stakeholders from throughout the region, local sponsors, and DiverseCity onBoard candidates ready to make a difference in their communities. …


Networking and Board Engagement Event in Ottawa

Come and meet our experienced board panelists, other candidates from different professional and cultural backgrounds and learn a few tips about board interviews on September 10, 2015  from 5:30-8:00 pm at 363 Coventry rd (United Way building)   Agenda 5:30-6:10 pm registration, refreshments and networking 6:15-7:15 pm Panel discussions about board experience and benefits of been board member. …


Volunteer Ottawa launching award winning DiverseCity onBoard program

Please come and join us on April 15 from 1:00-1:30 pm for the official program launch of DiverseCity onBoard at Ottawa City Hall, Jean Pigott Hall. Guest speakers will include his Worship Mayor Jim Watson, Pierre Pagé, member of the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Board of Directors and Cathy Winter, Project Leader from Global Diversity Exchange …


New Event: March 25, 2015 – Professional Development Information Session

What? Professional Development Information Session DiverseCity onBoard connects qualified candidates from the visible minority and under-represented immigrant communities with governance positions in agencies, boards, commissions and not for profit organizations in Ottawa. For Whom? We are currently recruiting for DiverseCity onBoard roster highly skilled and trained professionals, including lawyers, accountants, entrepreneurs, bankers, HR professionals, social …