Study on Diversity in Leadership in the GTA

Ryerson University and DiverseCity: The Greater Toronto Leadership Project Release Second Annual Research Report

TORONTO, June 7 /CNW/ -

    WHAT:        DiverseCity: The Greater Toronto Leadership Project and the
                 Diversity Institute at Ryerson University will release the
                 second DiverseCity Counts Report, highlighting the number of
                 visible minorities in senior leadership roles across the
                 corporate, public and nonprofit sectors in the GTA. For the
                 first time the report also includes a review of the news

    WHY:         Last year's report showed that just 13 per cent of leaders
                 were visible minorities relative to 49.5 per cent of the
                 population studied. Find out what this year's report tells

    WHEN:        Thursday, June 10, 2010
                 Briefing begins at 10 a.m. sharp
                 Doors open for media check-in and set-up at 9:30 a.m.

    WHO:         Ratna Omidvar and John Tory, Co-Chairs, DiverseCity
                 The Honourable Eric Hoskins, Ontario Minister of Citizenship
                  and Immigration
                 Dr. Wendy Cukier, Associate Dean, Ted Rogers School of
                  Management and founder of the Diversity Institute at
                  Ryerson University

    WHERE:       The Design Exchange
                 234 Bay Street, Toronto
                 Trading Floor

SOURCE Maytree Foundation

For further information: For further information: MEDIA CONTACTS: Julia Howell, on behalf of DiverseCity, (416) 402-4274,; Kathleen Powderley, on behalf of the Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, (416) 803-5597,; Emma Jowett, Counsel Public Relations, (416) 909-6463,

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