Advancing DEIB Initiatives in Entrepreneurial Businesses (Virtual)

Join our dynamic group of talent experts to learn practical advice on fostering a more inclusive workplace environment.

Note: This event page is for the virtual option of our hybrid model. Click here to go to the in-person event page.

About this workshop:

Big announcement! We’re thrilled to confirm that MDK Business Law will be participating in #IWM2024 by hosting a panel discussion focused on the theme of “Inspiring Inclusion” within the entrepreneurial community. Save the date: March 6, 2024 at 3 p.m. (preceded by our casual Diversi-TEA drop-in starting at 2 p.m.). We’ve gathered a dynamic group of talent experts who will share their experiences, insights, and practical advice on fostering a more inclusive workplace environment. Let’s engage in some meaningful conversations together and support the continued importance of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging for growing businesses.

About the speakers:

Justin Clory is a business lawyer with MDK Business Law, focused on providing corporate and employment law advice to entrepreneurial businesses.

Heidi Hauver is a dedicated leader committed to cultivating world-class cultures where individuals thrive and reach their full potential. With over two decades of experience, she has consistently demonstrated her ability to create transformative strategies that empower teams, foster diversity and inclusion, and drive sustainable growth. Her energetic leadership and constant innovation have earned her several awards, including the 2022 WBN Businesswomen of the Year Award for Community Impact and the 2020 Alumni of the Year Award (Business) with Algonquin College. Heidi’s qualifications include being a Certified Human Resources Executive, a Chartered Professional in Human Resources, a Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional, and a Certified Coach Practitioner. She is also a dedicated volunteer and community builder, supporting organizations such as Algonquin College, Hire Immigrants Ottawa, and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).

As lead for the Human Resources function, Helen Huang is responsible for developing and implementing HR strategies and initiatives that support and enable the organization’s overall business plan. She brings more than 20 years of leadership experience across diverse industries including technology, financial services, healthcare, and post-secondary education. Prior to joining DistillerSR, Helen was a Director, HRBP at Innovapost.

About MDK Business Law:

MDK Business Law supports entrepreneurs by providing pro-active legal knowledge to help its clients to launch well, grow smart and thrive. The law firm provides legal advice and options that support strategy and decision-making, as well as help to address the inevitable challenges encountered during the business lifecycle. The lawyers at MDK are committed to offering time and resources to members of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem that reinforce building positive, collaborative relationships with other like-minded leaders on a path to achieving long-term business success.

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2024-03-06 15:00:00 2024-03-06 16:30:00 America/Toronto Advancing DEIB Initiatives in Entrepreneurial Businesses (Virtual) Details Date: March 6 Time: 03:00 pm - 04:30 pm Click to Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/advancing-deib-initiatives-in-entrepreneurial-businesses-virtual-tickets-830811307987 Organizer Invest Ottawa Education Centre Website: https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/invest-ottawa-education-centre-1492863402 Join our dynamic group of talent experts to learn practical advice on fostering a more inclusive workplace environment. Note: This event page is for the virtual option of our hybrid model. Click here to […] Online Event
Details Date: Mar 06 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Cost: Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/advancing-deib-initiatives-in-entrepreneurial-businesses-virtual-tickets-830811307987 Venue: Online Event Organizer: Invest Ottawa Education Centre