Kyle has been an inventor since he was young, from building toys and contraptions, to programming. Now as a Senior Technology Consultant at EY he’s building things every day across automation, natural language processing and artificial intelligence.
Autism CanTech! empowers Autistic youth to gain meaningful roles in the digital workforce and help employers create inclusive workplaces.
High school student, Lucas, loves his part-time job at Meridian Meats & Seafood. Through Canucks Autism Network (CAN) and Ready, Willing, & Able (RWA), Lucas was able to access on-the-job supports at Meridian to help him increase his confidence and find success in his work.
Articulating the difference between accessibility and inclusion can be tricky. It’s important to understand when creating a workplace culture that engages with and values disabled people.
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Presidents Group is delighted to work with Small Business BC and True Calling Media to spotlight Roop Johal’s story about working with an inclusive employer.
You will hear about inclusive workplaces, legal requirements, correct terminology, and how pursuing diversity and inclusion will give you a competitive advantage and broader consumer reach.
Kirsten’s resume is impressive, however on paper, you wouldn’t assume she’d end up as the Head of Production at a 3D animation pipeline. Find out how she landed at Daz 3D and is making a huge impact to increase representation working in tech!
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Katherine is a Software Quality Analyst working with Vancity, a Presidents Group member. Katherine says she “gets paid to break things for a living.”
This ‘Business to Business’ guide offers inclusive workforce best practices distilled from decades of experience and expertise.
This informative webinar from 2020 was meant to equip business owners with the tools and know-how to build a more inclusive workplace.
‘Don’t be afraid to talk about it.’ Neurodiverse HSBC employees share their experiences and the distinct skills they bring to the bank.
This video from the 2018 Presidents Group Roundtable features Rick Hansen. He talks about the evolution of accessibility and the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification Program.
This video from the 2018 Presidents Group Roundtable features Chris Hatton, former Presidents Group member and Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Head of Regulatory Compliance for HSBC Bank Canada. He talks about Training and Awareness – ensuring inclusion at all levels of your organization.
This 2018 video features Nicolas Jimenez, President and CEO of ICBC. He speaks to how business leaders can broaden their recruitment strategies.
This video from the 2018 Presidents Group Roundtable features Chris O’Riley, Presidents Group member and President and Chief Operating Officer of BC Hydro. He talks about BC Hydro’s Return to Work program: seeing beyond the job description.
This video from the 2018 Presidents Group Roundtable features Sarah White, Presidents Group member and Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Co-Founder of Fairware. Sarah talks about how an inclusive culture fosters disclosure.
A guided discussion by John Horn to identify unconscious bias and ‘unintended’ barriers in our workplace.
Krista Benes of Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) discusses the labour market as it relates to mental health. With the right supports, employers can discover an untapped labour pool, while making their workplace more inclusive.