Dimensions of Diversity: Keys to Building a Thriving Workforce

On March 24 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., join the County of Simcoe and area partners for Dimensions of Diversity: Keys to Building a Thriving Workforce, a virtual event highlighting how cultural awareness and diversity helps enrich workplaces, increases productivity, and attracts and retains talent.

Participants will leave this session inspired after learning practical tips and gaining new insights on how workplaces can effectively leverage the dimensions of diversity.

Participants will have an opportunity to:

  • Engage with keynote speaker Tina Varughese, President of tWorks as she delivers a presentation on the advantages of cross-cultural communication in your organization
  • Hear from a panel of global and local leaders speaking to their experiences in leading diverse teams and how it has elevated their overall business
  • Attend a presentation from the Local Immigration Partnership on the #ITSTARTS campaign
  • Learn about the Sandbox Centre’s new Equity, Diversion and Inclusion Pilot Program, launching in April 2021

Where: Virtual – details to be provided upon registration.
When: Wednesday, March 24 – 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Who: Regional employers and leadership teams across sectors in Simcoe County, Human Resources professionals, and curious and courageous individuals who are advocates for an equitable and diverse workplace.
Register: This is a free event, but registration is required. Click here to register.

 

 

This event is presented by the County of Simcoe, member municipalities, the Cities of Barrie and Orillia, the Province of Ontario, the Sandbox Centre, the Small Business Centre of Barrie, Simcoe County and Orillia, the South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre, Orillia Area Community Development Corporation, Nottawasaga Futures, North Simcoe Community Futures Development Corporation and the Centre for Business and Economic Development, the Simcoe Muskoka Workforce Development Board, Georgian College and Lakehead University.

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