OAA Con-Ed | The Business Case for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
This session will review key demographic and social trends that will challenge OAA members both as employers and as practitioners. This session will also discuss the benefits of an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workplace.
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
1. Explain the definitions of equity, diversity, and inclusion
2. Discuss the changing provincial population
3. Discuss the reasons why organizations should address equity, diversity, and inclusion
4. Identify the benefits of an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workplace.
Tana Turner is owner and principal consultant of Turner Consulting Group. She is a researcher, consultant, and advocate for social justice and systems change and has worked in the field of equity, diversity, and inclusion for more than 30 years. In her current role as a consultant, she helps organizations assess their equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts and supports their ability to hire a more diverse workforce, create a more inclusive working environment, and deliver services that meet the needs of a diverse client population.
Turner Consulting Group (TCG) is a consultancy practice that delivers a range of equity-related services primarily to non-profit and public sector organizations. Established in 2002, TCG is a leader in the field of equity, diversity, and inclusion. It supports a range of clients to understand, respond to, and leverage the increased diversity of the labour market, employee population, and population served.
OAA Members: $0
Non Members: $59 + HST