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Gender in the workplace – Toronto

It all starts with terminology, learn the difference between sex and gender. The different terms that are associated with gender “training” in workplaces will also be discussed including gender sensitivity, gender equality, gender equity and gender intelligence, as well as genders other than male or female.

This informative session will address the myths and the research that runs contrary and the fundamental operation of gender in work decisions and processes.

Who should attend:

This event is for  leaders, managers, or designated employees involved or interested in the planning and executing of diversity and equity strategies.


  • Breakfast and registration
  • Welcome and introductions
  • Presentation from CCDI leadership team
  • Networking break
  • Facilitated group discussions and debrief
  • Wrap up

About the presenter:

CCDI Team photo - Deanna Matzanke Deanna Matzanke is the Director, Measurement and Analytics for CCDI. She is a bilingual Strategic HR and Diversity Professional and employment lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of minority inclusion and employment systems and practices. She is a certified Global Professional in Human Resources (from the Human Resources Certification Institute) and holds her Human Capital Strategist designation (with the Human Capital Institute). She also specializes in Human Resources Policy and Compliance Frameworks. She is a sought after keynote speaker, panelist and workshop facilitator on all aspects of diversity, inclusion and human resources. Most recently, she acted as the head of Diversity and Inclusion in the Global HR function at Scotiabank where she was responsible for a wide range of employment strategies.

Event host:

Event details:

Date: June 13, 2017
Time: 8:00 am – 10:30 am ET
Venue: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, 34th Floor
22 Adelaide Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 4E3

This event is free to attend.

Registration for this CCDI Event is now closed. 

Please feel free to contact us, should you have any questions.



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