Learn practical tips to help foster inclusive & accessible workplaces. Participants will leave with an attainable action plan to implement.
This 2-hour workshop will extend our understanding of why building inclusive spaces (and workplaces) is important, to answering the question of how can we do it.
In this interactive workshop we will look at some realistic workplace situations and focus our discussion on how to transform them into truly inclusive spaces, where everyone feels a sense of safety, belonging and inclusion.
Throughout this workshop we will discover practical tips to help foster inclusive and accessible workplaces, and participants will leave with an attainable action plan available for them to use in their organizations and workplaces.
Meet Your Presenter: Jenny Bourne, Artery Consulting Ltd.
Jenny Bourne, CCIP™, M.A., B.Ed., BA is a descendant of colonial settlers, raised in the traditional territories of the Wendat, the Haudenosaunee, and the Anishinaabe peoples (colonially know as Newmarket, ON) and came to the Treaty 7 lands of the Blackfoot Confederacy and the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region III by way of Asia, Europe, the unceded Inuit lands of Nunavik, and the unceded lands of the Lkwungen People, also known as the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations communities.
She is an educator who has worked in various roles in public and for-profit education, post-secondary institutions and in not-for-profit sectors across Canada and internationally. Throughout her career Jenny has been an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) champion who has spent decades bringing an EDI focus to all that she does in her professional and personal lives.
Jenny is a Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional (CCIP™), and has completed a Masters of Arts in Cultural Studies, a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and a Bachelor of Education and is passionate about putting her knowledge into practice through her EDI work. Jenny is currently the Senior Program Coordinator for the RWEIT program, and CEO of Artery Consulting Ltd.