CCDI is excited to announce the winners for the 2020 Awards of Success in the following categories:

Community Contributor of the Year

  • East: Wendy Cukier
  • West: Friderike Moon

D&I Practitioner of the Year

  • East: Omnia Helbah, Sobeys Inc.
  • West: Mohammed El-Daly, APEGA

Employer Initiative of the Year

  • East: Campus Recruitment Gender Diversity Strategy, Citi Canada
  • East: Career Showcase, City of Ottawa
  • West: Benefits focused Indigenous business performance in the Athabasca, Imperial Oil

ERG of the Year

  • East: Trans Awareness Month 2019, Ryerson University
  • West: “Hidden Figures”, the 5th Annual Herstory ERG event, EPCOR

Senior Executive of the Year

  • East: Meenu Sikand, Holland Bloorview
  • West: Kim Armstrong, City of Edmonton
  • West: Matt Smedley, Mission Possible

 

 

Previous winners 

2019 Winners 

Community Contributor of the Year

  • East: Marilyn Verghis, William Osler Health System
  • West: Elise Ahenkorah, inclusion FACTOR

D&I Practitioner of the Year

  • East: Zoya Zayler, Accenture
  • West: Valerie Pruegger, University of Calgary

Employer Initiative of the Year

  • East: Sobeys - Sensory-Friendly Shopping Program
  • West: Tolko Industries – Leadership Impact for Women

ERG of the Year

  • East: Fidelity Investments Canada ULC – The Enable Games
  • West: Government of Alberta - LGBTQ2S+ Employee Resource Group Learning Initiative

Senior Executive of the Year

  • East: David Leonard, McCarthy Tetrault LLP
  • West: Anna Tudela

 

2018 Winners 

Community Contributor of the Year

  • East: Lenore MacAdam, Deloitte
  • West: Jill Earthy, FrontFundr, and Lois Nahirney, dnaPower

D&I Practitioner of the Year

  • East: Dr. Laura Mae Lindo, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • West: Erin Davis, Stantec

Employer Initiative of the Year

  • East: IMB 365 Ally Engagement
  • West: Abilities@Work, City of Edmonton

ERG of the Year

  • East: Accenture - Indigenous Peoples ERG
  • West: TELUS - #ShareLove Campaign

Senior Executive of the Year

  • East: Barb Keenan, Ontario Power Generation
  • West: Wayne and Eleanor Chiu, Trico Homes

 

2017 Winners

Community Connector of the Year

  • Mailnee Narang, SAP

Senior Executive of the Year

  • Mary Lou Maher, KPMG

D&I Practitioner of the Year

  • Laleh Moshiri, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

 

2016 Winners

Community Connector of the Year

  • Dr. Malinda Smith

Senior Executive of the Year

  • Simon Fish, Bank of Montreal

D&I Practitioner of the Year

  • Normand St. Gelais, Sodexo