IGNITE Okanagan 2019 Employer Symposium – Wednesday, March 6

IGNITE Okanagan 2019 Employer Symposium

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2019, 11:30 am – 5:30 pm
Location: Coast Capri Hotel, 1171 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna
Cost: $9.52 – $61.90
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019, 12:00 pm
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KCR – Community Resources is excited to partner with the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce and the Central Okanagan Local Immigration Partnership (COLIP) in hosting a half-day symposium on Wednesday, March 6th to help local employers better understand the benefits and opportunities for creating a more diverse work environment. Entitled Ignite Okanagan, the symposium features a keynote address by Cicely Belle Blain, an award-winning diversity, inclusion, and social justice speaker and consultant.

  • 11:30 am – 12:00 pm: Registration
  • 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm: Ignite Keynote Luncheon
  • 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm: Ignite Coffee & Networking Break
  • 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm: Ignite Symposium & Workshops
  • 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm: Ignite Networking Reception

Keynote Speaker: Cicely Blain – Cicely Belle Blain is the CEO of Cicely Blain Consulting, a diversity and inclusion consulting firm which is committed to making organizations more inclusive, more diverse and more equal. Her award-winning work extends across North America, Europe and Asia. Cicely was listed as one of CBC’s 150 Black Women Making Change in Canada and named one of the 50 most influential people in the city by Vancouver magazine.
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