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People of DIVERSEcity

People of DIVERSEcity

DIVERSEcity would not be the community-building, charitable organization it is without the dedication and passion of our amazing employees and volunteers, who have shown us what resilience means during this ongoing pandemic. In our new series “People of DIVERSEcity,” we’ll spotlight some of these inspiring folks.

People of DIVERSEcity: Jane Shin

January 13, 2022

Board of Directors edition At DIVERSEcity, we often share the incredible stories of the newcomers and diverse community… Read more

People of DIVERSEcity: Upkar Singh Tatlay

December 21, 2021

Board of Directors edition At DIVERSEcity, we often share the incredible stories of the newcomers and diverse community… Read more

People of DIVERSEcity: Kimmy

December 10, 2021

At DIVERSEcity, we often share the incredible stories of the newcomers and diverse community members who we support… Read more

People of DIVERSEcity: Nazia Kakar

December 2, 2021

At DIVERSEcity, we often share the incredible stories of the newcomers and diverse community members who we support… Read more

People of DIVERSEcity: Vandna Saxena

November 8, 2021

People of DIVERSEcity: Vandna Saxena At DIVERSEcity, we often share the incredible stories of the newcomers and diverse… Read more

People of DIVERSEcity: Ninderjit Kaur Mann

October 26, 2021

At DIVERSEcity, we often share the incredible stories of the newcomers and diverse community members who we support… Read more

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It’s International Women’s Day this Friday, March 8, a day to come together for important conversations around women’s equality, inclusion and leadership. This dialogue is often framed by the barriers women face in the workplace and communities due to disproportionate family obligations, low representation in certain fields, gender discrimination or simply the devaluing of women and the skills they bring to the table. BIPOC and newcomer women face even more challenges.This week, in advance of #IWD and our own Women’s Leadership Forum, DIVERSEcity will be sharing messages from women leaders that raise questions, present ideas to advance women’s equity and — reflecting the 2024 #IWD theme — #InspireInclusion. Kicking off our week-long campaign is Lenya Wilks, Director, Partnerships & Stakeholder Engagement at DIVERSEcity, who leads a high-performing and innovative team made up mostly of women who are making a difference in our community for newcomers, refugees and migrant workers.Jamaican-born Lenya, who has a reputation for being a relationship-builder, community connector and problem solver, shares this message: “To inspire inclusion, we need to practise allyship and solidarity actively. This involves bravely standing up against discrimination, supporting marginalized women, and advocating for inclusive policies and practices. By doing so, we can pave the way for a fairer future and uplift each other with conviction.” Learn more about Lenya here: www.dcrs.ca/leadership-team/lenya-wilks/ #InternationalWomensDay #IWD2024 #womenleaders ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

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International Women's Day is just around the corner. To celebrate, DIVERSEcity and Minerva BC have partnered to host the second annual Women's Leadership Forum at the Anvil Centre.Thank you to our giveaway sponsor, Webnames.ca for the LiteSite prize which will offer attendees a free .ca domain, one-page website and email.#IWD #IWD2024 #internationalwomensday #InspireInclusion #womenempowerment #women #womenleaders #leadership #event #surreybc #newwest #newwestminister #career #networking #immigrantwomen #metrovancouver ... See MoreSee Less
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2 days ago

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Be the #Leader of your life! DIVERSEcity and Minerva BC will be hosting their second annual Women's Leadership Forum on International Women's Day, Friday, March 8 at the Anvil Centre.Thank you to our media sponsor, The Source / La Source Newspaper for helping support this event.#IWD #IWD2024 #internationalwomensday #InspireInclusion #womenempowerment #women #womenleaders #leadership #event #surreybc #newwest #newwestminister #career #networking #immigrantwomen #metrovancouver ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

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The DIVERSEcity X Minerva BC Women’s Leadership Forum is less than one week away! Held on International Women’s Day, Friday, March 8, this event will allow women to come together to uplift and learn from one another. Thank you to our print sponsor, Surrey Digital Printing for supporting this #IWD2024 forum. Surrey Digital Printing specializes in blueprints, print signs and banners, marketing and business materials, tradeshow displays and outdoor signage, and real estate signs and flyers. #InternationalWomensDay #womenleaders #womenempowerment ... See MoreSee Less
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4 days ago

DIVERSEcity
National Employee Appreciation Day is March 1, and we are so happy to have a day to share our appreciation and gratitude to the DIVERSEcity employees who put their heart and soul into serving the people in our communities. Recently, DIVERSEcity was certified as a Living Wage Employer, an achievement that directly reflects DIVERSEcity’s commitment to ensuring fair and equitable wages for all our employees. We want to extend a sincere and deep thank you to all the dedicated folks who put in the work and do it with open hearts and minds to help people and build communities. Want to work with us? Check out our career openings: www.dcrs.ca/work-with-us/ #DIVERSEcity #LivingWageEmployer #inclusion #EmployeeAppreciationDay ... See MoreSee Less
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