Diversity and Inclusion Webinar
Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Zoom Webinar
This webinar is a diversity and inclusion awareness event for promoting the culture of equality.
About the Speaker:
Jodie Glean-Mitchell has dedicated her career to developing educational programming in the field of antiracism, equity, and inclusion. In 2011, Jodie attained her Masters of Arts in Educational Studies from Concordia University. Her graduate thesis is entitled, ‘Where is my History?’ – An Examination of the Representation of African-Canadians in the Montreal high school history textbooks, Panoramas volumes 1 & 2. Presently, Jodie is completing her Ph.D. degree in Education at York University focusing on the relationship of equity offices and antiracism programming.
Jodie brings more than seven years of experience in the field of equity and inclusion and advancing discussions on antiracism efforts in organizations. Currently, Jodie is the Director of the Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office at the University of Toronto. In 2017, Jodie was the recipient of the Leadership in Learning Award from the Canadian Association for the Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment in Higher Education. In 2020, Jodie was awarded the Harry Jerome Diversity Award from the Black Business Professional Association.
Jodie established REACT – Race Equity Advisory Consulting & Training Inc. – in September 2016. Having facilitated many education sessions on human rights, antiracism, implicit bias, and microaggressions, Jodie is able to capture audiences and engage in difficult yet necessary dialogue to support the development of inclusive practices in learning and working environments.