February 23, 2011 Workshop
Richmond’s Diverse Workplaces: Building On Our Success
A free workshop at the Richmond Museum, 7700 Minoru Gate
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 9:00 am – Noon
In conjunction with the exhibit, The Cutting Edge, the Richmond Museum and Richmond Multicultural Community Services invite Richmond’s businesses, employees, and new Canadians to a free workshop to explore the successes and challenges of creating and sustaining a more diverse and inclusive workplace.
Darlene Gering, Burnaby Board of Trade’s President and CEO, will share successes and lessons learned from the Board’s innovative and widely acclaimed “Breaking Down the Barriers” project. Darlene’s presentation, “Business Embracing Diversity”, will highlight the benefits and values of a diversified workplace, and inspire ideas for effectively creating and sustaining one.
Hugo Eppich, CEO of Ebco Metal Finishing LP and co-founder and principal of the Ebco Group of Companies, will share his perspective on the value of workplace diversity, as well as keys to building a successful multicultural workplace. Ebco’s workforce represents over 80 nationalities, and has been a leader of industry in Richmond for over 50 years.
Come share your experiences and ideas on this topic, facilitated through dynamic dialogue and interactive theatre by Richmond in 3D (3D = Diversity, Dialogue and Drama).
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