Media Advisory - First Anniversary for DiverseCity: The Greater Toronto
Leadership Project

TORONTO, Nov. 12 /CNW/ -


    DiverseCity Year One Review, outlining the project's activities and
    results to date.


    It's been one year since DiverseCity launched with a bold and detailed
    plan to transform the leadership landscape. We will be releasing a report
    to our partners - a growing group of multi-sectoral organizations that
    have signed on to the DiverseCity movement.


    -   Julia Deans, CEO, Toronto City Summit Alliance,
    -   Ratna Omidvar, President, Maytree
    -   Leaders from Toronto area businesses, nonprofits and public agencies
        that have committed to the DiverseCity project as partners

    The event will also feature short presentations from three organizations
    that have successfully diversified their leadership:

    -   Brian Toda, Senior Vice-President, Global Talent Management,
    -   Frances Lankin, CEO of The United Way of Greater Toronto
    -   Adam Vaughan, Toronto City Councillor, Ward 20 Trinity-Spadina; City
        of Toronto Civic Appointments Committee Chair


    Monday, November 16, 2009, 5:00-7:00pm


    150 Bloor Street West, Suite 900 (at Avenue Road), Ontario Medical

DiverseCity: The Greater Toronto Leadership Project is the latest project of Maytree and the Toronto City Summit Alliance. With its eight initiatives, the project will change the face of our region's leadership. It will expand our networks, strengthen our private and public institutions, advance our knowledge on the role of diversity in leadership and track our progress. For more information, visit

SOURCE Maytree Foundation

For further information: For further information: RSVP and more information: Markus Stadelmann-Elder, Communications Manager, Maytree, (416) 944-2627 x284,; Julia Howell, Community Investment Partners, (416) 699-3838,

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