Calgary Chamber: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility Forum


Last night, Axis Connects proudly supported the Calgary Chamber in presenting the sold-out Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility Forum, a pivotal event sparking insightful dialogue and actionable strategies. As a supporting sponsor, we were thrilled to contribute to an evening dedicated to fostering positive change within corporate environments.

The forum featured an esteemed panel including Alex Gysen, TD Regional Manager of 2SLGBTQ+ Business Development in the Prairies, Daniel Monzon, Entrepreneur and Founder of Catapult Startups, and Rachel Wade, Director of DEI & Employee Experience at Alberta Investment Management Corporation. Guided by Brian Lanier, Founder & CEO of The Leaders Circle, these passionate panelists shared invaluable insights into cultivating diverse and inclusive workplaces.

Throughout the discussion, attendees gained a deeper understanding of the profound connection between diversity and organizational performance, the importance of intersectionality, and the transformative potential of inclusive hiring practices. Panelists underscored the significance of becoming employers of choice for immigrants and underrepresented communities, emphasizing the competitive advantage that diversity brings to businesses.