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Canadian Sport and Events Calendar


We Are Sport: Diversity and Leadership



Event Date(s) : August 26, 2020
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

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Event Location : Zoom Webinar
- alberta, CA

Join Canadian Women & Sport and She’s4Sports for a conversation about how movements for equity in sport are changing what visionary leadership looks like.

Our panel of experts will share their thoughts and expertise on:

  • Representation of BIPOC people in sport at the executive level;
  • The importance of mentorship and building a pipeline of BIPOC leaders in sport;
  • Diversity policies and how they can support recruitment activities;
  • How sport organizations can build inclusive environments.

Our panelists are:

  • Kim Davis, Executive VP, Social Impact, Growth Initiatives, & Legislative Affairs, NHL
  • Shireen Ahmed, Writer, Sports Activist
  • Renee Hess, Founder, Black Girl Hockey Club

This will be a Zoom webinar and participants will have the opportunity to ask questions using the chat box. Participants will not be expected to be on video. Please ensure you are logged into the Eventbrite account you used to register in order to access the webinar.

About The Series

Canadian Women & Sport and She’s4Sports are collaborating again on a new series, We Are Sport: Conversations with leaders from the BIPOC sport community. The initiative from Ainka Jess, founder of She’s4Sports, will address race, inclusion, LGBTQI2S+ advocacy, leadership, and mental health, highlighting the perspectives of sport leaders who identify as Black, Indigenous, and people of colour.

The We Are Sport series features interviews and panel discussions hosted on Wednesdays (July to September) on Instagram Live and Zoom. Learn more about the series here.

We are grateful for the support of Sport Canada in funding this project.