BIPOC: What is it and why it matters

Author: Alex Przychodzki BIPOC: Black, Indigenous and people of color According to Google Trends, the use of the term “BIPOC” began to spike in May 2020 during the Black Lives Matter movement in the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery. By using this acronym, it creates solidarity among Black, […]

Finding Your Tribe

In this short video, listen to IBMer, Anne discuss her View On Bravery At Work. More Here

Power Gap in the Workplace

The Globe & Mail, reported by Robyn Doolittle & Chen Wang, published an investigative series about the Power Gap in the workplace. More details here:   

Employers: Gender Diversity Matters

By: Shay White In the past, Canada has lagged behind in implementing gender diversity in the workplace. Has that changed?  Very little it appears.    According to the Status of Women Report, Canada had made it a goal to increase women’s presence on boards from 20% to 30% by 2019, and more specifically, Ontario recently […]

Investing in Women Works | Part 5

By: Alyssa Mossman  Investing in Education  Throughout our Investing in Women Works series, we’ve uncovered the successes of having more women in your workplace. Today, I would like to talk about the very root of investing in women: educating girls. Education in the Developing World If you’ve ever heard “you’re the average of the 5 […]

5 TED Talks to Inspire

By: Alyssa Mossman  Having one of those days when you just need a lift? Things aren’t going your way, the weather’s bad, you’re obsessing about a pretty small problem in the grand scheme of life? We’ve got the antidote to your funk! 5 inspiring TED Talks by amazing women that are sure to inspire, motivate, […]

Meet the Summer Students | Shay

Q and A with the Summer Students The summer is already almost over, so we thought it would be a good time to reveal one of the students who was behind all of the social media and blogs you saw over the past 3 months. Meet Shay White – she is a 3rd Year Management […]

Investing in Women Works | Part 4

By: Alyssa Mossman  As the demands for representation in the workplace grow louder, companies are pressured to increase the diversity of their staff. This is great news because there are targets being put in place. Programs like Affirmative Action, that guarantee more representation for women and minorities in the workforce. The downside is that while […]

Meet the Summer Students | Alyssa

Q and A with the Summer Students Alyssa Mossman is one of Women in Leadership’s Summer Students for 2016  Age: 22 Schooling/Background: Audio Engineering, Publishing Specialty Area’s/ Interests: Social justice, animal welfare, arts (music/writing/film/design), tech, mental health, sustainability etc. (I’m pretty much down to learn about anything). What do you hope to do in the […]

Top Diversity Employers

By: Shay White Do you know who some of Canada’s top diversity employers are? We’ve got a list of 3 employers that are hiring NOW!    Employers:   RBC  RBC is more than just a bank. Did you know that RBC supports new moms with maternity leave top-up payments? They also have a Global Emerging Leadership […]

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