This conference showcases the Ontario i2 Action Strategy report, a comprehensive gender-based assessment of Ontario small business, innovation and social enterprise organizations.
You’ll also learn about emerging practices to engage women-identified entrepreneurs, and participate in hands-on workshops to build a toolkit of diversity assessment resources.
Who Should Attend?
The conference is targeted at entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem leaders, including CEOs, Executive Directors, Board Chairs, senior academics and managers of small business support organizations.
About the Ontario Inclusive Innovation (I2) Action Strategy
The Ontario Inclusive Innovation (i2) Action Strategy is a joint initiative between the Telfer Centre for Executive Leadership at the University of Ottawa, and the Diversity Institute at Ryerson University. The Ontario i2 Action Strategy seeks to create the most inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem in the world. Activities include a gender-based assessment of small business, innovation and social enterprise support organizations in Ontario, six regional workshops and the i2 capstone report.
The conference will be led by Dr. Barbara Orser (Professor, Telfer School of Management), Dr. Catherine Elliott (Professor, Telfer School of Management), and Dr. Wendy Cukier (Director, Ryerson Diversity Institute).