Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Breakfast

Date: October 26, 2022 (Wednesday)
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: UTM Room at University of Toronto Mississauga campus
Cost: Free

 

Why Attend

  • An exclusive opportunity to be one of 10 employers connecting with equity-deserving students and new graduates from all areas of study in a welcoming environment.
  • Promote your brand and diversity initiatives to our vibrant and diverse student community, and increase your talent pool by networking with suitable future candidates.
  • Participate in mutual learning through open communication, and inspire future leaders.

 

Who You Will Meet

The EDI Breakfast will be attended by up to 50 University of Toronto students and new graduates from equity-deserving groups. This includes individuals who face discrimination or harassment based on age, ancestry, citizenship, colour, creed, disability, ethnic origin, family status, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, place of origin, race, record of offenses, and sex and/or sexual orientation.

All programs of study will be represented.

To help them prepare for the event, students will receive information on the attending employers and networking tips prior to the event.

 

Agenda

9:00 a.m. Welcome and breakfast (15 min)
9:15 a.m. Opening remarks and sponsor presentation (10 min)
9:25 a.m. Introduction of employers and alumni (20 min)
9:45 a.m. Speed networking; two rounds (30 min)
10:15 a.m. Open networking and closing remarks (45 min)
11:00 a.m. Conclusion of the event

 

Eligibility Requirements

The event is open to employers that have diversity and inclusiveness resources or programs to support their staff. Organizations of all sizes from all industries and sectors are welcome to apply.

Employers are not required to have job opportunities currently open in order to participate.

Each of the 10 employers will be asked to bring two representatives - a recruiter or hiring manager and a staff member from an equity-deserving group who will share the recruitment process, work environment, and overall experience being part of the organization.

 

Become a Sponsor

Increase your brand awareness, improve public perception, and provide a return on your investment by sponsoring this event for $1,500 + HST. You will also have the opportunity to deliver a keynote address at the start of the event.

The opportunity to be recognized as the event's sponsor is available to only one of the participating employers. Please indicate your interest when filling out the application form.

 

Register

Click the "Apply" button below and fill out the form. After your application is approved, you will be informed of the next steps over email.

Only 10 spots are available. Apply early to avoid disappointment. 

Apply

 

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact Vanisa Dimitrova at vanisa.dimitrova@utoronto.ca.