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Celebrating Ascend Canada’s MVPs
Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s Ascend Canada MVP awards! To get to know our community leaders a little bit better, we asked them a few questions about their volunteer journey with Ascend. Read below to learn more about some of our winners - Tazrian Alam, Sandeep Dani, Aashna Mondkar, Brendon Buckler, Amy...
January 30, 2022
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New Year, New You: 5 Radical Career Resolutions for the year
By Sophia Muthuraj We are well into a new year. I’m sure many of you have already set some personal New Year’s resolutions. But have you thought about your career resolutions? There’s a real benefit to reflecting on your career and setting goals to ensure your professional growth. Even more importantly, having goals that aren’t...
January 30, 2022
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2022: A year of hope and optimism for the future
2021 was a year of challenge, change and opportunity. I’m proud of what we achieved together as we adjusted in response to the pandemic and world events that have sparked deep introspection into many aspects of diversity. Ascend plays a critical role in helping today’s workforce develop new skills, build a professional network and find...
January 30, 2022
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Harnessing the Power of Data & KPIs to Advance Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Organizations

Ascend Canada Whitepaper – part 1 of 3

January 19, 2022
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5 Life Lessons from Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings to take into 2022 and beyond
By Anthony Tram Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings was one of my favourite movies of 2021. Starring Canada’s very own Simu Liu as the titular character, this is the first Hollywood superhero movie with an Asian lead, and a predominantly Asian cast and creative team. As an Asian growing up in Canada,...
January 13, 2022
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Building an inclusive culture from a pan-Asian perspective

The surge of anti-Asian racism during the COVID-19 pandemic has invigorated conversations around equity, diversity and inclusion in our personal lives and professional spaces. By facilitating open dialogue and deeper understanding about individual differences, organizations can begin to actively dismantle stereotypes and build a stronger community at work. The next step is turning these conversations…

January 12, 2022
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