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Diversity: Opportunities and Strategies for Inclusion

In celebration of International Women’s Day, CABE has invited a panel of speakers to discuss strategies and opportunities to advance diversity and inclusion. Dr. Mkabi O. Walcott, Vice-President of the Standards and International Relations, Standards Council of Canada will discuss how standards support the 50-30 Challenge and the role of gender-responsive standards in creating the infrastructure to support a more inclusive economy and society. Marlina Kinnersley, CEO and Founder of, will discuss strategies organizations can employ to become more inclusive. Linda Irvine, Program Developer and facilitator at YU/Schulich Executive Education Centre at the Schulich School of Business, will share insights from the Leadership for Women: Practical Strategies for Success program. Join us for a conversation on how we can join forces and together design a more inclusive, vibrant, and successful Canada.



Download the slides from Marlina Kinnersley of Fortay:  CABE Webinar – DEIB slides by Fortay

Diversity video by Hamida Bhimani:



Mkabi Walcott

Mkabi Walcott
Vice-President of the Standards and International Relations
Standards Council of Canada (SCC)

Marlina Kinnersley
Co-Founder and CEO

Linda Irvine
Schulich Executive Education Centre
York University


Moderated by:

Inbal Marcovitch,
Special Advisor
Standards Council of Canada