Jamie Kramer, MA, CHRP continuously strives to advance marginalized communities in society and is working towards achieving that through her professional and personal goals. She brings five years of experience working in diversity, accessibility, and inclusion to the role of Manager, Consulting at CCDI. She has presented at numerous international conferences on the ethical considerations of universal accessibility - a topic she feels passionate about.
Prior to joining CCDI, Jamie worked for the City of Windsor implementing the Diversity and Inclusion Initiative. Jamie was responsible for developing Employee Resource Groups along with innovative ideas including creating Blind Date with a (Diverse) Book to initiate conversations around diversity. In 2018, she received the Exceptional Customer Service Award (Rookie of the Year) for her work on the project.
Jamie has worked at every level of government and brings this knowledge of public sector needs to CCDI. She was recognized as the Millennial Leader of the Year at the 2019 Women of Inspiration Awards Gala.
Jamie spends her downtime volunteering to do more of the same within other organizations. Jamie currently sits as a member of the Youth Advisory Group for the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and serves as their professional development, alumni relations, and events coordinator on the Steering Committee.
With the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA), Jamie is working with a team to assist with recruiting women and diverse candidates for their Board of Directors. Additionally, she volunteers with a non-profit organization that works with marginalized young women entering into STEM programs.
Jamie holds an Honours Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of Ottawa with a Specialization in Political Science and a minor in Classical Studies, an Ontario Post-Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management from Niagara College, and a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Windsor.