Thank you for your support of the 3rd Biennial Together We Prosper Conference “The Diversity Advantage”! We invite you to evaluate your experience so that we can work towards improving it.

Conference presenters and material:

Bharati Sethi, Wilfrid Laurier University
Do You See What I See? (English)

Deborah Harrison, Fleming College
Visit Deborah Harrison’s blog  (English)

Rebecca Pero & Ronald Roy, Queen’s University
Building Linguistic Capacity in Settlement Services (English)

Blair Cullen, Trent University
Unwelcoming to Welcoming? The Story of Durham Region’s Local Immigration Partnership (English)

Jeneane Fast, Sarnia-Lambton Local Immigration Partnership
Supporting Immigrants in Rural Lambton County (English)

Tanya Dee, KEYS Job Centre
HireSmart: Putting Global Talent to Work (English: Cross-Cultural Recruitment Strategies; Cross-Cultural Interviewing)

Chen Rao, BNP Paribas
Attention Youth Immigrants: From University to Workplace (English)

Nicole Gagliardi, Kawartha World Issues Centre
Engaging and Empowering Diverse Youth through Accountable Spaces (English)

Julie Dotsch, One World
Strategies for Integrating Immigrant Children (English)

Matt Hutcheon, Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce
Facilitating Businesses’ Access to Global Talent (English; French)

Janet McGrath, Service Canada
“Career Focus” Funding Program, Youth Employment Strategy (English)

Malika Seguin-Gervais. Francophone Immigration Support Network of East Ontario
“Destination Canada” Funding Program (English; French)

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Twitter hashtag: #DiversityAdvantage


What did attendees say about the conference?

  • “Awareness is the first step to change. Great conference to raise awareness”
  • “The plenary session was excellent. It raised awareness on multiple conversations that need to be had with employers and policy makers to change hiring practices and to increase retention. Bharati Sethi’s presentation was outstanding”
  • “Extremely professional and well organized.”