#WhatWorks – Diversity & Inclusion Series

Finding ways to make the sector more collaborative is an essential part of BC Tech’s mission.

Join us!

Through a series of solution-oriented events, from guest speakers to impactful panels, we will explore the role Diversity & Inclusion plays in the BC Tech ecosystem and how we can use key insights and strategies to create a more reflective community.

Indigenous Leaders in Tech
January 26, 2022 11:00 to noon

In this #WhatWorks session, we will bring together Indigenous tech leaders to discuss the challenge of Indigenous representation in the tech sector. They will share their personal journeys and also reflect on strategies that can create positive impact to increase indigenous engagement with the tech sector in BC.

Panel:

  • Darian Kovacs (Jelly Marketing)
  • Josh Nilson (East Side Games)
  • Matthew Unger (iComply)

So, you want to join a Board? Advice and Ideas
February 23, 2022 11:00 to noon

Join us to learn about what being on a board is like and how to get involved? We will explore how you should plan to engage with organizations with whom you have a shared interest and what you can expect in terms of your time commitment once joining a board.

Panel:

  • Jill Tipping (BC Tech)
  • Prem Gill (Creative BC)
  • Kirsten Sutton (Vancity)

Addressing Implicit Bias and Power: Strategies for the Workplace
April 20, 2022 11:00 to noon

What is implicit bias and do you hold a bias you may or may not be aware of? Through this session we will discuss the 6 power sources that you need to be aware of and discover how you can overcome implicit bias personally, as well as build a more inclusive culture in the workplace.

Panel:

  • Andrea Reimer

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#WhatWorks Partners

Diversity & Inclusion – sponsored by Allocadia and HSBC