Online press conference on Wednesday, June 6 at 10:30 a.m. EST: Release
of the DiverseCity Counts report "Leadership Diversity in the Nonprofit
Sector: Baby Steps, Big Strides, and Bold Stances."
TORONTO, June 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Join DiverseCity: The Greater Toronto Leadership Project to hear Chris Fredette, Assistant Professor at Carleton University,
discuss the findings of the latest DiverseCity Counts report. He has
looked at leadership diversity on nonprofit boards and asked:
Why is diversity in the voluntary sector important?
What is the impact of diversity in leadership on organization and board
What can organizations do to maximize the benefits of diversity?
His presentation will include practical recommendations for voluntary
organizations operating in the Greater Toronto Area.
Sue Wilkinson, Director of the Ontario Nonprofit Network, will provide
short introductory remarks.
Wednesday, June 6, at 10:30-11:30 a.m. EST
Following the 20-minute presentation, participants will have an
opportunity to ask questions.
From your desktop.
How to attend:
Please RSVP at http://diversecitycounts5.eventbrite.com/ to receive your access code to attend the webcast.
A recording of the event and the PDF of the report will be available
online at www.diversecitytoronto.ca/counts.
DiverseCity Counts is an initiative of DiverseCity: The Greater Toronto
Leadership Project, the latest project of Maytree and the Greater Toronto CivicAction
Alliance, funded in part by the government of Ontario. With its nine
initiatives, the project is changing the face of our region's
leadership. It is expanding networks, strengthening private and public
institutions, advancing knowledge on the role of diversity in
leadership and tracking progress. www.diversecitytoronto.ca.
SOURCE Maytree Foundation
For further information:
Markus Stadelmann-Elder, Manager, Communications, Maytree, 416-944-2627 x284,