Current graduate students

On May 9th and 10th, 2024, the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University will be hosting the 2024 Inter-Institutional Forum of the Scarborough Charter on Anti-Black Racism and Black Inclusion in Canadian Higher Education. 

Thursday, February 15, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Building career paths for Black talent

To build capacity on and awareness around developing Black talent in the workplace, Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) will be hosting its second Black History Month (BHM) panel discussion. The panel discussion aims to showcase CEE as a leader in thought leadership around culture change in EDI-R in the talent space.   

Monday, March 25, 2024 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Moontime Teachings and Distribution Drop

The Office of Indigenous Relations and the Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Anti-Racism Office presents a Menstrual Equity event where registered participants will receive menstrual products, refreshments, and moontime teachings from Trista Hill Indigenous Midwife with Southern Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre (SOAHAC). 

On January 18, the Princess Twin Cinema became the stage for an interactive screening of Stephen King’s 'Carrie,' marking a unique approach to sparking conversations around menstruation and challenging societal taboos. The event was hosted by the Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti Racism, the Women’s Centre and Changing the Flow, and was a captivating intersection of horror cinema and societal discourse. 

Non-binary employees and jobseekers are often left out of narratives of gender inclusion in the workplace. This member workshop will address the unique experiences of non-binary employees and jobseekers and what needs to change for their full participation. Utilizing case studies, this practical workshop will provide solutions for cultivating belonging for your non-binary employees and non-binary jobseekers. We will also showcase data from our Transitioning Employers: A survey of policies and practices for trans inclusive workplaces regarding the solutions that employers could pursue to make a fully gender inclusive workplace.

Wednesday, February 14, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Pride at Work Webinar: Digital Safety for Inclusive Organizations - pt. 2

Discover how to put digital safety into action. We’ll explore the importance of creating a robust safety plan and preparing for the upcoming Online Hate Training Module by ODLAN. Find out how to empower your organization to navigate online spaces securely and effectively.

  1. Creating a Safety Plan
  2. Cybersecurity and Online Hate Training
  3. Announce the upcoming Online Hate Training Module by ODLAN for organizations, set to be released in June, and emphasize its value for all organizations serving 2SLGBTQIA+ people
  4. Closing Remarks and Next Steps
Wednesday, February 7, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Pride at Work Webinar: Digital Safety for Inclusive Organizations - pt. 1

Uncover the key findings from The Internet Isn’t All Rainbow Report by ODLAN, focusing on digital safety and online threats facing the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. Learn practical strategies for safeguarding your online presence, from social media safety to developing comprehensive safety plans. Gain a deeper understanding of cybersecurity and its role in enhancing digital safety.

  1. Introduction and The Internet Isn’t All Rainbow Report Insights
  2. Strategies for Digital Safety
  3. Q&A and Audience Engagement
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Pride at Work Webinar: Queerness and Allyship

Welcome to an open Q&A session diving into Queerness and Allyship within the workplace. Join us for an interactive discussion where our team will address questions related to allyship in professional settings, focusing on creating inclusive and supportive workplaces for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. The session begins with a 10-minute introduction, followed by an audience-driven Q&A segment exploring various aspects of allyship, its objectives, and best practices within work environments.