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Jul

Spotlight: Resumé writing for board candidates

A board candidate’s resumé is often the key factor in deciding who will be interviewed for an available board opportunity. Sending in your most recent job resumé for a board vacancy is a common error made even by highly qualified candidates—in fact, the most successful board resumés have a significantly different focus from a standard …

11
Jul

Environmental NGOs and board candidates come together for Diversifying Environmental Sector Boards event

The rapidly changing landscape of our global climate calls for innovative and effective leadership like never before. For environmental not-for-profit organizations, which educate the public on our ecological reality and provide us with the tools to better interact with the natural environment, it is vital that their leadership remains relevant to the diverse make-up of …

11
Jul

DiverseCity onBoard Launches in Metro Vancouver

On May 26th, DiverseCity onBoard Metro Vancouver held its official launch at Vancouver City Hall. Co-sponsored by the City of Vancouver in partnership with the Vancouver Immigration Partnership, the event was well-attended by over 70 community stakeholders from throughout the region, local sponsors, and DiverseCity onBoard candidates ready to make a difference in their communities. …

23
Jun

Interview with DiverseCity onBoard Appointee Eddie Villarta

“I find it encouraging and fulfilling to be surrounded with people from different backgrounds who are passionate and dedicated to give back and make a difference to our community.” Eddie Villarta Manager, Network Services, Carleton University DiverseCity onBoard’s appointee Eddie Villarta is an Information Technology professional from Ottawa, with more than 20 years of experience …

27
May

Cathy Winter on Diversity and Inclusion | The Cleveland Museum of Art

“Diversity must be paired with inclusion to have its true value” Cathy Winter, Program Manager for DiverseCity onBoard National/GTA, took part in a live broadcast panel on Diversity & Inclusion at The Cleveland Museum of Art, hosted by The Association of Art Museum Directors. This symposium on the subject of diversity and inclusion from the …

18
Apr

Mayor Fred Eisenberger on DiverseCity onBoard

I am pleased to see that the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion has brought the DiverseCity onBoard program to the City of Hamilton. Opportunity to volunteer, presents itself in many forms. One of these is that of serving as a board member of a non-profit organization. Board governance is an important and vital role for …

18
Mar

Prime Minister to recommend the appointment of GDX Executive Director Ratna Omidvar to the Senate of Canada

The Global Diversity Exchange is pleased to share today’s announcement of the Prime Minister’s intention to recommend the appointment of Ratna Omidvar, C.M., O.Ont., to the Senate of Canada. For the past thirty years, Ratna has been a tireless advocate for building a more inclusive Canada. Through her work, Ratna has established herself as one …

18
Mar

Toward a value-creating board

Published February 2016 McKinsey&Company The amount of time board directors spend on their work and commit to strategy is rising. But in a new survey, few respondents rate their boards as effective at most tasks or report good feedback or training practices. Directors say they dedicate more time now to their board duties than ever …

7
Mar

How to Catch a Unicorn: Diversify Your Nonprofit Board Like You Mean it

Published February 18, 2016 By Jermaine Smith, BoardSource I am a millennial. I am a black man. I am a fundraiser. I am a board member (and soon board chair). These are some of the ways I describe myself. Yet, as my experience in the nonprofit sector has deepened, I have discovered that many board …

24
Feb

Leading the way: CivicAction Celebrates Emerging Civic Leaders and Presents Ratna Omidvar with a Lifetime Achievement Award

Published February 24th, 2016 By CivicAction, CNW Newswire Last night at MetroNext: A Celebration of Civic Leaders, CivicAction rolled out the civic red carpet for the boldest and brightest leaders in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). Now in its second year, the event shined a spotlight on extraordinary rising and established leaders in …

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