Diversity and Inclusion Training: D&I Fundamentals

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
10:00 AM
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Schedule:Online Program 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PT

You will be sent a Zoom meeting link to participate in this event by 8:00 a.m. PT on August 25. Please do not share the link as it will inhibit your ability to join.


Please note that you will need to attend all three sessions of this training in order to receive the CCDI Foundation Certificate.

If you are interested in this certificate, but not able to attend this training, or you have any other questions , please email

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Due to popular demand our inaugural Foundations in Diversity and Inclusion Certification is sold out.

The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade's Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council is pleased to announce a virtual instructor-led training on diversity and inclusion, in partnership with the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI).


A highly interactive and collaborative learning experience.
Engaging, immersive sessions in a virtual classroom.
Features include breakout discussions, brainstorming activities, and polling.

There are three separate sessions held over three days. You can choose to purchase a bundle package that includes all three days or attend only the session(s) that are most relevant to you.

Please note that in order to receive the CCDI Foundation Certificate, you will need to attend all three sessions:

Session 1

Diversity and Inclusion Fundamentals

This session provides participants with a robust, shared understanding of what we talk about when we refer to diversity and inclusion, and why diversity and inclusion are keys to the success of organizations as well as individuals.


Roselle Gonsalves, PhD

Roselle Gonsalves, PhD
Director, Learning
Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI)

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This event is presented by the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade's Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council (DLC) Program. The DLC, an evolution of the Women's Leadership Council program, is an inclusive program that champions and advocates for leadership that best reflects the diversity of the Greater Vancouver region. The DLC focuses on addressing issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion to encourage allyship and enhance business innovation. The DLC is committed to investing in the participation and promotion of underrepresented groups, while supporting the business community to achieve their diversity and inclusion goals. Learn more boardoftrade.com/programs.