We pride ourselves on attracting Associates and consultants with different strengths and expertise but shared values. Our Associates and consultants are subject matter experts in diversity, inclusion and intercultural competence and are among the best in their fields. Our Team is well-rounded, bringing competencies in a range of disciplines, including multicultural marketing, workplace compliance, human rights, diversity, intercultural competence, organizational development, diversity research, adult education, community engagement and group facilitation. This ensures we offer our clients the very best work on all our projects.
As an independent consultant and an Associate of DiversiPro, you maintain your autonomy yet benefit from belonging to a larger team. If you share our Values and want to work on interesting and meaningful projects contact us at email@example.com.
Our Dynamic Associates include:
Karen Elkin is a dynamic coach, facilitator, trainer and consultant with over 20 years of experience in the public and nonprofit sectors. Karen’s career has included roles in organizational and leadership development, strategic human resources consulting, transformation and change management, marketing/communications, and music education, as well as board/executive membership for several nonprofit organizations.
Karen is an iPEC Certified Professional Coach, Energy Leadership IndexTM Master Practitioner, an EmergeneticsTM Associate, and a VIA Character Strengths practitioner. She holds a BA in Arts Management from the University of Toronto and a MBA from the Schulich School of Business/York University, where she focused on Organizational Behaviour and Nonprofit Management & Leadership.
Justin Poy is the President and Creative Director of The Justin Poy Agency. Since 1993, Justin has developed and created marketing and advertising campaigns targeted towards various diverse markets in Canada and abroad, specifically in the South Asian, Chinese (Taiwanese, Mainland and Hong Kong) and Korean markets. Justin has won numerous creative awards including Best of Show at the Emerging Media Awards (Oregon, USA) in addition to several entrepreneurship awards.
Debra Freathy has been a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory for 12 years. She has conducted intercultural training using the IDI with executives, students, and instructors and has also conducted research using the IDI across business institutions in Europe. She brings her experience as a psychotherapist of 25 years to her work.
Dr. Anita Jack-Davies is a writer, researcher and cross-cultural expert with over 15 years of experience in the field of higher education. While completing doctoral studies at Queen’s University in teacher education (Cultural & Policy Studies), she gained experience in several administrative roles at the university including Human Rights Advisor (Education & Antiracism) and Educational Developer. From 2013-2014, she taught undergraduate courses as Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Science and has developed a wealth of experience in responding to student academic and co-curricular needs.
Paul Boston is the president of Actus Performance Inc., a human high-performance development firm. Paul started his professional career working in the fast-paced and demanding world of marketing and advertising with Fortune 500 companies and organizations around the globe. At the same time, he started racing at the elite level of triathlons and qualified four times for the World Triathlon Championships and started to discover performance similarities between his athletic and professional career. He then went back to school to study adult training and development, specializing in workplace performance. As an organizational high-performance development specialist, Paul works with clients to help them understand the fundamental performance values, attitudes and skills people, teams and organizations need in our ever-changing modern-day work world. Paul has published numerous articles and spoken to professional organizations across North America on 21st century workplace performance skills.
For more than 25 years Maureen Brown has specialized in training, stakeholder engagement and strategic planning to embed inclusive practice into an organization’s key operational areas. She has worked with a wide range of sectors including, private sector companies; banks, pharmaceutical; federal and local governments; professional associations; First Responder organizations; post-secondary institutions and not-for- profit organizations.
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