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Working With Our Partners​​​​

March 6, 2023 - March 17, 2023

C​ommissioner Ward attended the 67th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)​​ to discuss bringing women and other marginalized groups into technology. Adding diverse voices to this growing sector results in more creative solutions and has greater potential for innovations that meet women’s needs and promote gender equality. 

February 10, 2023

Commissioner Ward was excited to join Sara Bentham and Dior Sarr to speak with Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) on the barriers facing working women and the importance of closing the gender wage gap.​ ​​

January 17, 2023

Commissioner Ward was excited to participate in the Globe & Mail’s Women’s Collective Idea Exchange session BIPOC Women at Work – Overcoming barriers to advancement. Women typically experience a longer and more circuitous rise to the C-suite than men, but these challenges are significantly amplified for Black women, Indigenous women and other women of colour. The session aimed to reflect on how organizations can increase BIPOC representation across leadership levels.​

December 13, 2022

Commissioner Ward was pleased to join the Brazil Canada Chamber of Commerce for an important discussion on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Where it starts, a fireside chat to discuss pay equity and other inclusive practices in the workplace. ​

November 9, 2022

​​Commissioner Ward was pleased to partner with Catalyst Inc.​ to raise awareness of Pay Equity, how we got here, and where we are going in the future of women’s work.​​​

November 9, 2022

Ontario's Pay Equity Office partnered with Seneca College to deliver a series for employers on Pay Equity . Thank you to all the employers who invested their time in today's Pay Equity 101 session, touching on practical aspects on how to comply with Ontario's Pay Equity Act.   ​

October 19, 2022

Commissioner Ward was excited to join ADP in London, Ontario to speak with Linda Halfyard and Jeff Livingston about pay equity.​​​

October 2, 2022

Commissioner Ward was pleased to speak at the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) Annual Development Conference to share insights on the origins of women in the labour market to challenge the way policymakers and employers think about workforce dynamic and development in the community. Fundamental struc​​​tural changes are required to close the gender wage gap, and with the support of organizations like EDAC​ these conversations and changes are happening.   

September 29, 2022

Commissioner Ward was excited to join The​ Canad​​ian Human Rights Commission, Commissioner Jensen, Marie-Thérèse Chicha, and Denis Khlat to speak on Pay Equity​ and elevate the equity conversation.  ​​​

September 28, 2022

​​​Commissioner Ward was excited to join Seneca College t​​​o speak​ with employers on the value proposition for pay equity.