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Year-end recap from Kelvin Tran, President of Ascend Canada

I’m very proud of the success that we have achieved together this year to advance our mission of partnering and progressing with Canadian organizations to develop and advance pan-Asian talent. We continued to expand, lead important conversations, and learn from each other.

December 21, 2018
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Ascend Canada and CIBC partners together to develop pan-Asian leaders

December 10, 2018, Toronto: Ascend Canada welcomes CIBC as a partner to help Pan-Asian leaders fulfil their potential. Together the organizations will work together in promoting diversity and inclusion in the Canadian workplace and in developing current and future Pan-Asian leaders.

December 10, 2018
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Scotiabank joins Ascend Canada as a sponsor to help raise pan-Asian talent

Ascend Canada welcomes Scotiabank as a sponsor. Together the organizations will work on promoting diversity and inclusion in the Canadian workplace and helping Pan-Asian leaders fulfill their potential.

November 23, 2018
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Press release: Fitting in: why corporate Canada needs to talk about covering in the workplace

In 2017 half of the visible minority population in Canada was comprised of two ethnic groups – South Asian and Chinese – with each group numbering approximately 2 million

September 24, 2018
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Media Advisory – 7th annual Ascend Canada fall conference 2018

The 7th Annual Ascend Canada Fall Conference 2018 promises to be an exciting day for professionals from all walks of life featuring industry leaders, interactive workshops and panel discussions centered

September 6, 2018
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White paper: “Fitting in at work”: why corporate Canada needs to talk about covering

Downplaying our differences in order to fit in is called “covering”. Covering is a well-known term in diversity and inclusion scholarship, but “covering” is a newer concept in the corporate world, where our workplace cultures can be strong and where the pressure to assimilate can be high

September 5, 2018
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Happy volunversary to me!

I smiled as I tucked into the decadent piece of cake. I had a sense of déjà vu at this celebration of Pan-Asian leaders in our community. This gala is where I got my first taste of volunteering with Ascend Canada.

April 23, 2018
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