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Take 5: What I learned from Malala on International Women’s Day
By Janita Hung A few weeks ago, I had the incredible opportunity to listen to Malala Yousafzai at an International Women’s Day event. Malala is a passionate activist for female education and also the world’s youngest Nobel Prize laureate. Not surprising, but I left the session feeling more inspired than I could have imagined. As...
March 30, 2022
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Celebrating 10 years: Advancing towards a diverse and inclusive Canada
By Manjit Singh 2022 is a special year for Ascend Canada; it’s our tenth anniversary. It’s amazing to see what we have accomplished over the past decade. Ascend Canada has grown to over 4,000 members and over 30 sponsors. Through our conferences, galas, events, mentoring sessions and coffee chats, we have expanded the organization’s impact...
March 30, 2022
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Take 5: Using data for a meaningful approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity
Creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable organization or business is essential for attracting talent and ensuring a vibrant and innovative work culture, yet collecting employee identity data is an often underappreciated step in creating a measurable and meaningful Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity (DEI) strategy, according to a new whitepaper by Ascend Canada. For an organization,...
March 30, 2022
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