Invested in our new reality
with Shavonne Hasfal-McIntosh
This new podcast features honest conversations with Ottawa’s entrepreneurs and business owners. Every episode welcomes a local leader to the mic. They’re sharing their experiences – hardships and triumphs. How do they manage to persevere? Listen in to find out.
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Dimple Thomas on diversity and inclusion in tech
Dimple Thomas, Engineering Manager at Ericcson, discusses the importance of empathy, diversity, and inclusion when it comes to new tech.
May 14, 2021 | 14 minutes
About the host
Shavonne Hasfal-McIntosh is the Diversity and Belonging lead at Shopify, where she leads a team that supports the organization in attracting, growing and retaining a diverse array of people with a focus on groups historically underrepresented in the tech space. Shavonne sits on the Board of Directors for Invest Ottawa, the lead economic development agency for knowledge-based industries in Canada’s Capital as well as Manifesto, a non-profit organization that inspires, develops, and amplifies diverse communities of young people through the arts, culture, and media. She believes in the power of galvanizing community, fostering culture, and ensuring that all people feel included, valued, and heard.
About the podcast
Invested in Our New Reality
Launched in the spring of 2020, Invested in Our New Reality is a dynamic new podcast hosted by Shavonne Hasfal-McIntosh. The podcast features business leaders offering honest observations about navigating our ever evolving reality. Through intimate discussions, each episode provides a space for the Ottawa business community to speak candidly about the challenges and opportunities they’ve faced during these unprecedented times and aims to arm listeners with practical advice on how to innovate and thrive into the future.