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Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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From challenge comes change, so let’s all choose to challenge. Celebrate women’s achievements and increasing visibility, while calling out inequality, through Zonta Club of Toronto’s International Women’s Day 2021 event, “Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace”. Collectively, we can all help to create an inclusive world. Help forge a gender equal world. Join the conversation.



Keynote Speaker:

Sacha de Klerk – Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Norton Rose Fulbright

Sacha de Klerk is the Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Norton Rose Fulbright. Before moving to Canada in 2016, she led the firm’s diversity and inclusion strategy across Europe, Middle East and Asia for six years from their London office. She specializes in establishing, implementing and integrating regional and international programs and initiatives in complex organizations. She is a passionate advocate for equity and belonging and enjoys nothing more than unpicking the complex issues related to achieving diversity and creating inclusion to effect institutional and individual change.


  • Meryl Afrika – President Emeritus & Chair of CAUFP Advisory Board | 2019 Women in Finance Diversity Ambassador of the Year
  • Kristin Hanson – Executive | Champion of Diversity & Inclusion in STEM
  • Naveen Mehta – Chief Legal Officer at MESH/diversity | Human Rights Lawyer
  • Lauren Pearson – Registered Nurse and the Director of Operations at Teladoc Health, Inc. | Vice-Chair of the LGBTQ+ Pride & Allies Business Resource Group

About Zonta Club of Toronto

Zonta Club of Toronto is a member of Zonta International, a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. Chartered in 1927, the Zonta Club of Toronto was founded by outstanding women from varied walks of life. It has received the support of many important Canadians, including the Honourable Pauline McGibbon, former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario; Helen De Laporte, a pioneer in special education, Mary Eileen Hogg C.M., founder of the Ontario Crafts Council and Margaret Hyndman, O.C., D.C.L. and the second female Q.C. in the British Empire. To learn more, please visit email [email protected].

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March 24
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm