CCDI announces the 2019 Awards of Success winners

Posted in : Blog
Posted on : June 20, 2019

CCDI’s Awards of Success have been designed to recognize individuals who have made a significant contribution to diversity and inclusion here in Canada – whether internally to their organization or externally to the community at large.

CCDI received a record number of nominations for our 2019 awards, making the judging process a welcome challenge.

“We continue to be impressed by the depth and quality of work being done across the country,” says Michael Bach, CCDI Founder and CEO. “It’s truly inspiring.”

We are proud to present the 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

All nominees had incredible stories of great work being done in diversity and inclusion across Canada. All should be proud of their accomplishments!

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