Keynote Speaker | Sandra Perron Sandra Perron Major (Retired), Senior Partner, A New Dynamic Enterprise Inc., Author BUILDING ON LEADERSHIP AND DIVERSITY Translating Diversity-Informed Principles into Practice This energetic and thought-provoking keynote will share what organizations can do to embrace diversity at the organizational level. Hear what men and women can specifically do to support one another. Through anecdotes about leadership, group cohesion, and operational effectiveness, the following will be explored: What makes women strong in their work environment? Why and what women aren't doing to help themselves and each other? How can men be agents of change and champions of diversity? What are the best employers doing that should be mirrored to create a more inclusive organization, one welcoming diversity? Competencies Language of presentation: English Simultaneous interpretation available. Sandra Perron, CD, MSc, is a senior partner with A New Dynamic Enterprise Inc., specializing in Organizational Behaviour, Leadership and Diversity Training. She is the bestselling author of "Out Standing in the Field", a memoir about her career as Canada's first female infantry officer where she commanded troops in Bosnia and Croatia with the Royal 22e Régiment... the famous "Van Doos". She is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the Corps of Commissionnaires in Québec, as well as the Perley and Rideau Veteran's Health Center. She is also the Founder and President of the charitable organization, the Imagine... Project. Major Perron has a Bachelors of Commerce from the University of Winnipeg.