Jill Chesley

Jill Chesley

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

City of Edmonton

Jill is the Diversity and Inclusion Lead at the City of Edmonton. With over 25 years of domestic and international experience in the non-profit, private and public sectors, Jill has developed in-depth knowledge within the fields of intercultural competence, equity, and diversity and inclusion.  At the City of Edmonton, Jill is responsible for the development and implementation of The Art of Inclusion: Our Diversity & Inclusion Framework, leading D&I strategy and policy development including GBA+, design and delivery of training, program development and coordination, as well as employee engagement via vehicles such as diversity & inclusion committees and employee resource networks. She is the Founding Chair of the Edmonton Business Diversity Network and the National Municipal D&I Network (Canada). She is a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), and a Senior Facilitator of Personal Leadership ©.

Erin Grant

Strategic Policy and Legislation Analyst

Office of the Chief Information Officer

Maja Bosnic

Maja Bosnic

TED speaker, Business Development Director / Sector Lead for Governance and Democracy / Project Director

NIRAS International Consulting

(Stockholm, Sweden)

Maryam Monsef

Maryam Monsef

Founder and CEO


Former Cabinet Minister, Women and Gender Equity, Government of Canada

Maryam Monsef is the Founder and CEO of ONWARD. She is a globally recognized feminist, leader, and changemaker. This Afghan-Canadian activist comes from a long line of strong and resilient women. She rose from refugee, to community organizer, to Cabinet Minister where she drove social and economic justice files for the Government of Canada at home and abroad.

Rumina Morris

Rumina Morris

Director, Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression

City of London

Margaux Wosk



Public Speaker, Advocate and Activist / Lower Mainland West Regional Director

BC People First