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Wednesday, January 26 • 12:15 - 13:00
Inclusive Innovation in Career Development in Canada

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Identifying gaps in employment programs for youth, this panel showcases innovative solutions using a diversity lens, including 1) Employment Support Programs for Diverse Youth by Dr. Wendy Cukier, 2) ADaPT for Youth by Brian Robson, 3) The Bridge for Black Youth by Dr. Beverly-Jean Daniel, and 4) Ryerson's Accelerated Cybersecurity Training Program: Driving Diversity in Cyber Security by Charles Finlay.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Recommendations to advance diversity and inclusion in employment programs
  • Knowledge of future skills needed for diverse youth groups
  • Resources to provide youth with employment training and opportunities

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Brian Robson

Director, Diversity Institute, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University
As Director, Training Programs & Business Development, Brian oversees the action-research teams leading entrepreneurship and skills-training programs at Ryerson's Diversity Institute, such as ADaPT, WE-Hub and Newcomer Entrepreneurship Hub.
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Charles Finlay

Executive Director, The Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst, Ryerson University
Charles Finlay founded the Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst in 2018 with a vision to build Canada's leading hub for cybersecurity innovation and collaboration.
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Beverly-Jean Daniel

Assistant Professor, School of Child & Youth Care, Faculty of Community Services, Ryerson University
Dr. Beverly-Jean Daniel holds a PhD in sociology and equity studies in education, a master's in counselling and a Bachelor of Arts – honours in psychology and a graduate certificate in women and gender studies.
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Wendy Cukier

Founder & Academic Director, Ryerson University
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 Park and former VP... Read More →

Wednesday January 26, 2022 12:15 - 13:00 EST