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Apr 26, 2022: Indigenous Women Leaders—Working Toward Fair and Inclusive Collaboration

May 18, 2022: Celebrating Indigenous Achievement—Fireside chat with Colin Webster 

Jun 22, 2022: Working Toward Fair and Inclusive Collaboration—Reconciliation

October 19, 2021: The Benefits of Neurodiversity in The Mining Industry

Sponsored by Franco-Nevada, Kirkland Lake Gold, Sherritt International, and CIM-DIAC. The Benefits of Neurodiversity in The Mining Industry is part one of a three-part series exploring CIM's Neurodiversity initiative.

May 5, 2021 Cross-industry perspectives: Indigenous inclusion

This webinar is Part Three of the Indigenous Engagement webinar series, an engaging panel discussion and an opportunity to learn about the development of projects that support the prosperity of local communities, while respecting the culture and history of Indigenous Peoples. Working collaboratively with Indigenous communities through meaningful consultation, employment and business participation, enhanced educational programs and community investment is critical to the future success of Canada’s economy. Learn from business leaders as they describe their successes, provide advice to overcome challenges, and define their vision for the next generation of an Indigenous-inclusive business.

April 15, 2021 Indigenous Women at Work

This webinar is Part Two of the Indigenous Engagement webinar series, an engaging panel discussion and an opportunity to explore the experiences and perspectives of Indigenous women who have chosen to work in exploration and mining. This webinar will touch on issues of intersectionality and racism within the industry, as well as the positive experiences and the progress being made towards equality and equity. The discussion will include strategies to manage challenging workplace situations, as well as actions and opportunities to support resource development with greater respect for the rights, experiences, and aspirations of Indigenous Peoples.

March 26, 2021 Gaining a new perspective: Canada’s Indigenous peoples with Lana Eagle

This webinar is Part Three of the Indigenous Engagement webinar series, an engaging panel discussion and  an opportunity to learn more about Canada’s Indigenous people and why we are where we are today in this country we call Canada, especially around mineral exploration and mining. What do we mean when we talk about Aboriginal rights and title, and our treaty rights? How do the lasting scars of residential school affect us going forward in a spirit of reconciliation? How do we learn to build trust with those who mine and take away our resources? How can we move forward together? This session will address these questions, but more importantly, it will help you to better understand the change that must begin to take place within you in order to move forward.

March 25, 2021 – The Link Between Inclusion and Diversity and High and High-Performance Operations with Jamile Cruz

Jamile is the Founder and CEO of I&D 101, a consulting firm specialized in Inclusion and Diversity diagnostics, strategy development, and implementation. She has spent over twenty years with clients transforming businesses in high-performing organizations, creating and implementing strategies to reduce operational costs and achieve their business goals.

February 25, 2021 – Operationalizing Diversity and Inclusion Through Risk Management with Michael Hartley

Michael is the Founder and CEO of Minetell (2017), a risk and performance data company. Minetell offers an enterprise risk management SaaS platform to help measure risk exposure and control effectiveness in real-time. Michael has nearly 20 years of global risk management experience in oil and gas (Royal Dutch Shell) and mining (Barrick Gold). Minetell has been supporting companies across multiple sectors to take a data-driven approach to COVID-19 risk management.

February 4, 2021 - Inclusive Diversity & Workplace Equity in the Natural Resource Sector for the 21st Century with Dr. Wendy Cukier

Dr. Wendy Cukier is the Diversity Institute Founder, Academic Director of the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub and Research Lead of the Future Skills Centre. She is the co-author of the bestseller, Innovation Nation: Canadian Leadership from Java to Jurassic and former VP of Research and Innovation. The Diversity Institute has 75 research staff, 100 research associates from around the world, 200 industry partners and focuses on dimensions of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, future skills, and entrepreneurship and innovation. Harnessing the power of innovation, it promotes the advancement of underrepresented groups.

November 25, 2020 – Leading with Empathy: Understanding Your Bias and Developing Codes of Curiosity and Empathy with  UB Ciminieri

UB Ciminieri has a passion for helping #PEOPLEMATTER.  He has a clear perspective of the good, bad and ugly of how companies are being built.  Surviving workplace violence and his Latino background helped to define that perspective.  As such, he is an advocate for people's safety and happiness.  He thrives in helping people overcome internal obstacles to be better humans.

October 20, 2020 - Men as Gender Equality Allies in Mining with Humberto Carolo

Using an engaging, strength-based presentation, Humberto will take you through a brief session on gender-equitable allyship in the mining workplace. You will leave with a better understanding of what constitutes a gender-equitable, safe, and inclusive workplace and the role you can play in creating and promoting such an environment. In particular, he will focus on the positive roles that men can play in promoting gender equality and the benefits to everyone, including themselves. This talk will inspire, motivate, and leave you with a new skillset to proactively prevent and address gender-based discriminatory behaviors.

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