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Ten Takeaways on Governance Through the Stages

At the recent launch event of DiverseCity onBoard’s latest course, Series 2: Governance Through the Stages, an armchair discussion moderated by Ontario Nonprofit Network board chair Robin Cardozo offered insights and tangible strategies for board members at all stages of their governance journey. Joined by panelists Joyce Barretto (boards of Ontario Brain Institute and the …


Upcoming Webinar | What to Know Before You Join a Board: Effective Strategies for Emerging Board Directors

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PDT 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MDT 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT Serving on a board provides you with unique opportunities to develop or enhance your leadership skills, get involved in your community, use competencies outside of the workplace, and develop or expand new professional …


DiverseCity onBoard Launches in Windsor-Essex County

On July 11th, the Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County (MCC) and local partner United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County held a launch event to mark the opening of DiverseCity onBoard Windsor-Essex. Attendees from not-for-profit, public, and corporate sectors, as well as representatives from local ethnocultural communities, heard from Lorraine Goddard, CEO of United Way/Centraid Windsor-Essex, and Lisa Kolody, Executive Director of …


Webinar June 19th: Diversity & Inclusion in Leadership – What’s really happening in Canadian Cities?

New research on the state of diversity and inclusion in leadership in Canadian cities reveals a consistent gap between the make-up of Canada’s boardrooms and our diverse population. Join us on Monday, June 19th as we bring together researchers in Vancouver, Toronto, London, Hamilton, and Ottawa to examine recent findings on the diversity of governance boards …


Advancing Inclusive Leadership in Healthcare Event: Live Tweets

On May 15th, 2017 DiverseCity onBoard held a panel discussion and board matching mixer, Advancing Inclusive Leadership in Healthcare, which brought together senior leaders, board representatives, and board candidates for an evening of dialogue and networking. Moderator Elaine Lam, Executive Director of Business Development at The Chang School was joined by the lead author of …


Calgary Board Match Event: Speed Dating for Boards

DiverseCity onBoard Calgary hosted it’s first board matching event on March 13th, Board Match 2017: Speed Dating for Boards! Held at Vertigo Theatre in the heart of downtown Calgary, the evening offered boards a chance to meet and learn more about candidates and educate those in attendance about the mission, values, and operations of their organizations. …


DiverseCity onBoard Launches in Calgary

On November 20th, 2016 DiverseCity onBoard Calgary officially launched! In partnership with Bow Valley College (BVC) and the Centre for Excellence in Immigrant and Intercultural Advancement, DiverseCity onBoard Calgary strives to educate and connect those interested in board governance opportunities in Calgary with boards looking for qualified candidates. To celebrate the official launch of DiverseCity …


DiverseCity onBoard Expands to New Groups

DiverseCity onBoard is a catalyst for diversity in leadership and good governance in the not-for-profit and public sectors. DiverseCity onBoard is embracing the full diversity of Canada through a recent expansion of its board matching program. It will now be working with the LGBT+ community and women from all communities, and the program has formed …


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 …


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. …

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