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Gender in the workplace – Montreal

It all starts with terminology – learn the difference between sex and gender, and the different terms that are associated with gender training in the workplace. Discussions will cover areas such as 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 run 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: September 26, 2017
Time: 8:00 am to 10:30 am (time subject to change)
Venue: Dentons Canada
1, Place Ville Marie, bureau 3900
Montréal QC  H3B 4M7

Registration for this event is now closed.

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

For members of the law societies of Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, and the Yukon: this program may qualify for credit in the area of Practice Management as part of your mandatory annual Continuing Professional Development, as required by your Law Society. To learn more, click on the link to your province above or contact your local Law Society.

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