Designed for: Lawyers, Accountants and other Professionals
Accredited: 1 hour (EDI Professionalism) by Law Society of Ontario - Certificate upon completion
Duration: 1 hour
Program Language: English
Program Fee: Pro Bono
Understand the human consequences of unconscious bias against racialized professionals
Improve awareness about challenges faced by racialized licensees in the workplace
Acquire intercultural and anti-racism competencies to address issues of systemic racism in the professional workplace
Learn best practices for workplace diversity and inclusion
1. Welcome and introduction by Serge Blais, Executive Director, Professional Development Institute of the University of Ottawa (5 minutes)
3. Screening of Lessons Injustice, an original documentary film from the Hot Docs series In The Name of All Canadians (10 minutes)
4. A few words, presentation of panelists, panel discussion and Q&A’s moderated by Nicole Beausoleil, Law Student and Board Member of the Black Law Students' Association of Canada (BLSA Canada) University of Ottawa Chapter (40 minutes)
Partner, Forensic Services, PwC Canada.
As the National Leader of PwC’s Forensic Services practice, Lori-Ann Beausoleil has oversight of e-discovery, investigations, data, disputes, anti-bribery and corruption, compliance reviews and corporate intelligence service offerings at PwC Canada. She is also involved with the development and execution of the Consulting and Deals Real Estate strategy. Lori-Ann began her career at PwC in 1988 and became a partner in 1999. She is a CA and holds a BComm from the University of Toronto. She is also a member of the Canadian Chartered Professional Accountants and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.
Lawyer, Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Law and Executive MBA program at the University of Ottawa, Co-Founder UDocs.
Garrick Apollon has 15 years of experience as a corporate lawyer with special expertise in professional development for legal and business professionals. Garrick regularly provides training to legal and business professionals across Canada in the field of equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), anti-Black racism and intercultural competency for reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. Garrick is also a documentary filmmaker and a Fellow at Hot Docs for Continuing Professional Education.
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