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25
Nov

Interview with Nelida Forero

“I advise anyone, even if you are not sure if you are ready to serve on a board, to request information and take action. Your community needs your perspective and contributions as much as you need your community.” Nelida Forero Program Coordinator, Mentorship for Immigrant Employment, London-Middlesex Immigrant Employment Council, and Board Member, Childreach In September …

25
Nov

Interview with Ish Sehmbey

“I think it is very important we have diverse representation on boards, from different walks of life. I really hope more youth get involved and see how beneficial it is to be on a board.” Ish Sehmbey Certified Pedorthist & Kinesiologist, Manager, Burnaby Orthopaedic & Mastectomy DiverseCity onBoard Metro Vancouver appointee Ish Sehmbey is a …

23
Jun

Interview with DiverseCity onBoard Appointee Eddie Villarta

“I find it encouraging and fulfilling to be surrounded with people from different backgrounds who are passionate and dedicated to give back and make a difference to our community.” Eddie Villarta Manager, Network Services, Carleton University DiverseCity onBoard’s appointee Eddie Villarta is an Information Technology professional from Ottawa, with more than 20 years of experience …

24
Feb

Ramesh Srinavasan on his experience with DiverseCity onBoard

Ramesh Srinavasan, director on the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, speaks about the importance of embracing board diversity, and on his experiences as a board member.

23
Feb

Peel Children’s Aid Society on their commitment to diversity

Diversity in Governance Award winning Peel Children’s Aid society have committed to including diversity as part of their strategy to better serve the communities that they represent. Learn how this commitment has led not only to receiving recognition, but to tangible results.

23
Feb

Peel Children’s Aid Society on their commitment to diversity

Diversity in Governance Award winning Peel Children’s Aid society have committed to including diversity as part of their strategy to better serve the communities that they represent. Learn how this commitment has led not only to receiving recognition, but to tangible results.

23
Feb

Ramesh Srinivasan on his experience with DiverseCity onBoard

Ramesh Srinivasan, former director on the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, speaks about the importance of embracing board diversity, and on his experiences as a board member.

23
Feb

Jane Pepino on embracing diversity when building boards

Jane Pepino, former Chair of Women’s College Hospital on their continued involvement with DiverseCity onBoard, and the importance of considering diversity when she was tasked with rebuilding the hospital’s board of directors.

23
Feb

Ratna Omidvar on DiverseCity onBoard’s National Relaunch

Ratna Omidvar, Executive Director of the Global Diversity Exchange speaks on the evolution of DiverseCity onBoard, its new home within the walls of the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University, and the excitement of our new digital platforms.