October 2020

How to be an Ally to Racialized People

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. Please contact Tasha Booth at [email protected] for inquiries.
Date: Thursday, October 15, 2020
Time: 1:20 PM–1:30 PM: Registration
1:30 PM–3:30 PM: Webinar
Location: Webinar
Presenter: Dr. Roselle Gonsalves
Director, Learning, Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion
Credit: 2 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $90.00 + GST = $94.50 until Oct 1, 2020

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $99.00 + GST = $103.95

Non-Member Price: $99.00 + GST = $103.95
Anti-Racism Webinar Series
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Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by October 01, 2020 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
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Racism is a complex topic and it’s important that learners have the full picture to ensure they become active participants in dismantling systemic racism. It’s not enough to just be an armchair ally— we need people to be active! This webinar helps the learner understand their role in doing the work of anti-racism, and how they can actively ally with racialized people.

Anti-Racism Webinar Series

The Anti-Racism webinar series is designed to introduce and examine diversity and inclusion, workplace racism, unconscious bias, systemic racism, intersectionality, and allyship. Registrants who attend all 5 of the courses (6 webinars total) will be granted the Anti-Racism Certificate from the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion. Please visit the The Anti-Racism Webinar Series event page for more details and register before September 10, 2020 to qualify for a certificate.

The series is made up of the following webinars:


Dr. Roselle Gonsalves

Director, Learning, Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion

Roselle Gonsalves is an immigrant settler to Canada, and comes to the CCDI with over 10 years of teaching experience, in a variety of different sectors, and in a diversity of formats including small group workshops and large classes. She is well-versed in curriculum and instructional design, and has spent the last few years in roles dedicated to the design and delivery of EDI programming, most recently in the post-secondary sector. Roselle has a deep appreciation for diversity in its many splendid forms: from religio-cultural expressions to variations in styles of learning.

After completing a master's degree at the University of Toronto in Sexual Diversity Studies and Religious Studies, Roselle earned a PhD at the University of Calgary in the study of transnational immigrant identity, Canadian multiculturalism, and intersectionality. Roselle approaches her work with a sense of humour, and a reflexive, intersectional, anti-oppression, anti-racism framework to allow for more inclusive ways of understanding the world. She believes passionately in equitable access to support and resources. In her spare time, Roselle is a novice curler, loves travel, and enjoys a good true crime podcast!

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