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Former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson to keynote gender equality event

Canada’s 26th Governor General, best-selling author and journalist, Adrienne Clarkson, will headline U of G’s HeForShe virtual celebration on March 10th an event that recognizes gender equality initiatives of students and community supporters.

Clarkson will discuss her various life experiences, education and career and how resilience is about developing the mental, spiritual and emotional muscles to deal with life’s challenges.

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Advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Across the Business World

Lang faculty bring a unique lens to equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) themes. 

On May 25, 2020, the killing of George Floyd set off a firestorm of protests across North America that made it impossible for even the most change-resistant leaders to ignore the conversation surrounding issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI).

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New scholarship supports BIPOC Commerce students

A new scholarship supported by a U of G alumnus aims to boost opportunities available for Black, Indigenous and people of colour (BIPOC) students at the Lang School.

Jide Atilola (BComm ’08), a Guelph real estate professional, launched the annual Atilola Real Estate Scholarship in Business last year, specifically for a BIPOC student enrolled in Lang’s Bachelor of Commerce program.

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