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Speakers

Dana J. Campbell-Stevens

Dana J. Campbell-Stevens

Workplace Investigator, Trainer & Mediator

Rubin Thomlinson

Dana J. Campbell-Stevens is a Workplace Investigator, Trainer & Mediator at Rubin Thomlinson LLP, a law firm specializing in workplace and institutional investigations and assessments, tactical training for HR professionals, and consulting. Dana has over 10 years combined experience in Ontario and the Caribbean and has been called to the Bar of Ontario, Anguilla and Jamaica. At Rubin Thomlinson, Dana investigates diverse issues, including bullying, verbal and psychological harassment, discrimination, sexual harassment and other forms of misconduct. Dana also conducts workplace assessments, workplace policy reviews, supports clients in workplace restoration processes and she is a Qualified Mediator with the ADR Institute of Canada. In addition, Dana conducts training sessions to educate clients on workplace issues.

Jill Chesley

Jill Chesley

Diversity and Inclusion Lead, Respect in the Workforce, Employee Services

City of Edmonton

Jill Chesley is the Diversity & Inclusion Lead at the City of Edmonton and guides the implementation of Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) and anti-racism activities, as well as leading Employee Resource Networks. Jill is the Founding Chair of the Edmonton Business Diversity Network, and founded the National Municipal Network of D&I Professionals. Jill brings domestic and international experience and over 20 years of experience in the non-profit, private and public sectors, including working in the USA, Japan, Trinidad & Tobago, Sri Lanka, South Africa, and Afghanistan. Jill has subject-matter expertise in the fields of intercultural competence, equity, diversity and inclusion, particularly in large, complex organizations. Jill has an MA in Intercultural Relations, is a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory, and a Senior Facilitator in Personal Leadership.

Sharon Chung

Senior Manager, Diversity and Inclusion, Talent Sourcing

TD

Wendy Cukier

Founder, Diversity Institute

Ryerson University

Helen Grantis

Helen Grantis

Expert in Accessible and Inclusive Staffing and Assessment

Public Service Commission of Canada

Helen Grantis is an organizational psychologist with a specialty in staffing and assessment.   She is a consultant at the Personnel Psychology Centre at the Public Service Commission of Canada and has 15 years of experience providing advice and guidance on accommodation and inclusive and accessible staffing and assessment. She has a passion for providing support and outreach to equity seeking Canadians who are looking for work, and provides consultation and volunteer services to organizations supporting the employment of new Canadians and Persons with Disabilities.

Vivian Li

Senior Manager, Inclusion Recruitment

RBC

Miranda McKie

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Analytics Principle

McKie & Consultants

Miranda McKie is a People Analytics Consultant that specializes in Inclusion and Diversity. She helps her clients leverage data as a corporate asset through the development of solution architecture and the implementation of advanced analytics that supports organizations’ Inclusion and Diversity strategic objectives.

Miranda has worked at top-tier consulting firms in data architecture, data engineering, data analytics and data strategy. Previously, she also led the People Analytics function for Accenture Applied Intelligence Canada.

Miranda is passionate about advancing women, and women of colour in the workplace. She has worked on various initiatives focused on utilizing artificial intelligence capabilities to gain insights on systemic barriers that impact marginalized groups. Her work has led her to be the 2020 recipient of Catalyst Canada’s Emerging Leader Award.

Miranda believes in giving back to the community.  She currently lectures at Canadian Universities teaching People Analytics. Miranda previously sat on the Toronto Board of Trade’s Young People’s Committee. She has led  various Employee Resource Groups (ERG’s) at previous organizations and was also the Co-founder and President of a non-profit, Young Women in Business (YWiB) Toronto, which provides over a thousand Toronto women with a strong and sustainable network of support to enable their professional development.

Cal Rolle

Cal Rolle

Manager, Training & Development; Global Diversity & Inclusion Committee - Chair

Sunwing Travel Group

Cal is a passionate and seasoned client-centric professional with over 10 years of diverse career experience in progressive roles across private, public, government, non-for-profit and multinational organizations. In his roles, he’s demonstrated strong communication skills, ability to align programs in support of corporate strategy, anticipate organizational needs, make sound autonomous decisions, and demonstrate strong leadership performance. Cal has been a key partner to senior leadership and is responsible for a diverse portfolio rooted in the overall design and execution of the organizational learning, development, and communication strategies.

Cal has a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging and is currently the Global Diversity & Inclusion Committee Chair for Sunwing Travel Group. Additionally, he is a People & Culture Leader, Training & Development Enthusiast, and Organizational Culture Advisor.

Karen Wensley

Karen Wensley

Karen N Wensley Consulting

Karen Wensley was the Managing Partner, People at Ernst & Young Canada until her retirement in 2020.  Prior to that role, she led the firm’s tax practice for technology clients. Since her retirement from Ernst & Young, she has had a multi-faceted work life.  She taught professional ethics at the University of Waterloo from 2010 – 2019 and wrote the monthly ethics column for CPA Magazine.  She is the author of the book The Power of Personal Branding for Career Success. She provides executive coaching and team effectiveness consulting services and mentors new immigrants through the Toronto Regional Immigrant Employment Council. She is a frequent speaker of all of these topics.

Karen is a member of the board of directors and chair of the audit committee of Trillium Heath Partners and Gore Mutual Insurance and a member of the board of directors of Amref Health Canada, a charity that focuses on improving the health of women and children in Africa. She also authored a white paper for the Information Technology Association of Canada entitled “Gender diversity of boards of directors of Canadian ICT companies: Where we are, Why it matters, and Overcoming the challenges.”