Building upon the Effective Leadership: Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness in a Time of Crisis series we will discuss what it means to consider EDI while leading remote teams and why it is important. We will then explore strategies and approaches that bring EDI to remote work teams, discussing the topics of communication and structure.
The second webinar of this series, Leading Remote Teams with Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Part 2: Ownership, Accountability, Productivity, and Connection is scheduled on May 27, 2020.
- What does EDI have to do with leading remote teams?
- What different diversity factors may need to be considered during the COVID-19 pandemic?
- Why leading with EDI is critical during the current crisis?
- Inclusive communication approaches for leading remote teams.
- Considerations for structure that can support remote teams.
Project Leader, The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies BC
30 by 30 Coordinator, Engineers and Geoscientists BC
Marcie Cochrane is a professional engineer with over 15 years of experience in leadership and project delivery. Located in Kamloops, BC, Marcie is ACEC-BC’s Project Leader and Engineers and Geoscientists BC’s 30 by 30 Coordinator.
Marcie is an engineering sector leader with strengths in diversity and inclusion research and program development, intersectionality training and guidelines, and strategic planning. She is passionate about leading others to take action and catalyzing change within organizations and the sector.
Marcie obtained her Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Victoria, and Master of Business Administration from Royal Roads University.
Principal Engineer, Northwest Hydraulic Consultants (NHC)
Nancy Sims is a Principal in NHC’s North Vancouver office. She has gained more than 20 years of hydraulic design experience working on numerous projects ranging from small run-of-river hydroelectric projects to major hydroelectric developments, intake structures and pump stations, and dam spillway projects. In addition, NHC enjoys collaborating on dam safety assessments for water and tailings dams and supporting NHC’s team with hydroclimate field assignments. Her approach focusses on team collaboration, science-based methodologies, innovation, and client satisfaction.
President and CEO, Hedgehog Technologies
Dr. Michael Wrinch is the founder of Hedgehog Technologies, an electrical engineering and risk management consulting firm. For 20 years, Michael has managed complex projects and designed electrical systems for world-class roller coasters, military-grade submarines, and renewable energy systems. He is the past president of Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia and currently on the director's board for Engineer’s Canada.