#BreakTheBias Headlines EFC’s International Women’s Day Program

EIN EFC Logo

March 16, 2022

Over 100 members gathered online on March 8 to celebrate the remarkable achievements this industry has led to advance diversity, equity and inclusion. During the program, EFC shared the federal government’s 50/30 Challenge, a framework to accelerate diversity actions across Canadian organizations, which EFC has committed to supporting. EFC also featured intentional conversations with a group of panelists who shared personal experiences and guidance on how to build a more inclusive industry. The EFC thanks the following members for their participation in the panel discussion: Catherine McKeown, Hammond Power Solutions; Vanessa Ricard, Agence Ricard; Krystyna LeBlanc, Eddy Group; Rob Dewar, AD Canada; and Salma Siddiqui, Ascot Capital Group. A special thanks to their program sponsors, AD Canada, Leviton, Ledvance, Ouellet and Rockwell Automation for their generous support in awarding audience members with a Starbuck’s gift card as a token to celebrate this important day.

Women encounter many barriers to advancement into leadership positions, and these barriers include unconscious gender bias. Everyone has a responsibility to build new habits and debunk our own biases and those of others to help support women in the workforce – as well as other underrepresented groups in our industry. EFC will continue to create touchpoints to help our industry implement inclusive efforts through education, networks, benchmarks and best practices. Join EFC’s Women’s Network today to help advance these efforts.

The following are several tools and resources to support your organization’s #BreakTheBias movement and to support gender parity:

Source

Related Articles


Changing Scene

  • OmniCable Promotes Georgia Sipsis to National Sales Manager – Canada

    OmniCable Promotes Georgia Sipsis to National Sales Manager – Canada

    Omni Cable LLC is proud to announce the promotion of Georgia Sipsis to OmniCable’s National Sales Manager-Canada. In this role, Sipsis is responsible for overseeing all Canadian sales.  “Georgia has been a vital member of the OmniCable Canada team and has made significant contributions cultivating and creating new customer relationships across Ontario and Eastern Canada,… Read More…

  • Nedco Laval Moves to New Office Address

    Nedco Laval Moves to New Office Address

    Nedco Laval has recently announced that it has changed locations. On Monday, March 18, 2024, Nedco Laval opened it’s doors at the new location at 3176 boul. Industriel, Laval, QC, H7L 4P7. Nedco Laval is excited to welcome you to the new premises, thanking customers for their continued support, and looking forward to serving customers… Read More…


Peers & Profiles

  • Taken from Graybar Canada Linkedin Post Enjoy a glimpse of the wonderful moments from Graybar Canada’s recent customer appreciation BBQs! The company was grateful for the smiles and connections made with our amazing customers and vendors. They are looking forward to the next gathering! Source Read More…

  • Article taken from Linkedin Post Electrozad is thrilled to spotlight their Chatham Branch and recognize their exceptional efforts in cleaning up their community. The team took time to coordinate a community clean-up around their branch. This is a commendable initiative that not only helps maintain the cleanliness and hygiene around the branch but also contributes… Read More…