Tools

What is unconscious bias?

Our brains group people based on things we know or assume about them, like age, gender, skin colour, income, ability or education. Our brains use these groupings to make judgements without us even knowing it. This is called unconscious bias. Unconscious bias is not right.  It’s not wrong.  It just is!  But, if we don’t intentionally identify our unconscious bias, […]

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Research & Insights

Women in Sport Leadership Snapshots

Research indicates that diverse boards more innovative, more accountable, and manage risk more effectively. Working towards gender balance in sport leadership has the potential to help mitigate critical risks sport organizations face today, whether in terms of safe sport, financial sustainability, or effective governance. In order to achieve this gender balance, data is required to track progress […]

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Workshops and Presentations

Women on Boards Presentation: Organization Focused

This organization-focused presentation will leave participants with an understanding of how to create an inclusive Board culture, the value of having women on your Board, and strategies to assist in overcoming challenges and recruiting more women. I believe that sport will benefit from having more women participate as Directors and leaders. Supporting sport organizations in […]

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Workshops and Presentations

Women on Boards Presentation: Women-Focused

This presentation will provide motivating information on the value and importance of women on Boards, strategies to navigate the challenges involved in accessing a Board position and then succeeding in the role, as well as ideas to create your own personal leadership plan to take on a Board role.

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Publications

Women on Boards: A Guide to Getting Involved

It is generally recognized that women are often underrepresented in leadership positions, particularly in sport and recreation. There are numerous governing boards and committees associated with sport organizations throughout Canada. The opportunity exists to encourage women to participate in the leadership of these, and other organizations.  Women on Boards: A Guide to Getting Involved contains […]

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