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Active Allyship: Paving the Way to Inclusivity

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

10:50 AM-11:00 AM Pacific time: Login
11:00 AM-12:00 PM Pacific time: Webinar

Eligible for 1 CE Hour of Communications and Leadership Learning

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Event Details


Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Early Bird Price: $35.00 + GST = $36.75 until Mar 27, 2024

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Registrant Regular Price: $55.00 + GST = $57.50

Non-Registrant Price: $55.00 + GST = $57.50

Student Price: $27.50 + GST = $28.88


Tasha Booth | Continuing Education Coordinator
Direct: 604.558.6653
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext.6653
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Event Presenter(s)

Jillian Climie

Co-Founder, The Thoughtful Co.

Jillian Climie, Co-Founder of The Thoughtful Co, has spent her career advising and leading teams in executive compensation and corporate governance, both as a consultant, and in-house at two global retailers. Most recently at Lululemon, she led the global equity compensation and executive compensation programs. After taking a pause, she realized she wanted more of three things in her professional life: thoroughness, passion and freedom. She co-founded The Thoughtful Co so she can leverage her niche and technical experience, coupled with her passion for gender equity, to empower women to get paid what they deserve.

Sophie Warwick

Co-Founder, The Thoughtful Co.

Sophie Warwick, Co-Founder of the Thoughtful Co, specializes in developing in-house gender equity policies and chairing Employee Resource Groups and advocacy groups. She uses her data analysis expertise from her engineering background to define targets and track growth and retention. In 2018, she co-founded Women in Consulting Engineering (WCE), a non-profit organization with over 500 members and monthly events to support and empower women in engineering. She co-founded The Thoughtful Co so she could build more gender inclusive workplaces and build representation of women at senior levels in all industries.

About the Event

This workshop will help you understand the meaning of true inclusion by exploring what it means to be a dedicated and engaged ally. We'll teach you practical strategies to transform your positive intentions into meaningful actions that uplift and empower diverse experiences. This workshop is led by Sophie Warwick, who specializes in developing in-house gender equity policies and chairing Employee Resource Groups, and Jillian Climie, who has spent her career in executive compensation.

Key Takeaways

  • Understanding the difference between equality, equity, and true inclusion in the workplace
  • Defining active allyship & why it's important
  • How to turn positive intentions into impactful actions
  • Learning how to be a supportive ally that can empower diverse experiences
  • Understanding the impact of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)