Community Celebration: Towards a Culture of Sustainability

Towards a Culture of Sustainability: Drawing on our strengths and stories! Please join Institute Sustainability in partnership with Diversity Circles for a Community Celebration about building a culture of sustainability here at BCIT. This academic year, we have held a series of focus groups called 8x8s with BCIT employees from across the Institute to discuss […]


Racism: Micro-Aggressions and Bystander Awareness

Presented in partnership with BCITSA, BCITFSA, and BCIT Respect, Diversity & Inclusion Office. In honour of Pink Shirt Week at BCIT, come join us to learn more about how everyday actions can help recognize and prevent racism. Microaggressions can contribute to a culture of bullying. Speaker Angela Ma Brown Education Consultant, Anti-racism, Diversity, Equity and Social […]

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Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Sexuality

Presented in partnership with BCITSA, BCITFSA, and BCIT Respect, Diversity & Inclusion Office. Learn simple but meaningful actions including acknowledging someone’s pronouns and understanding the basics of gender identity, to help build safe, inclusive spaces for LGBTQ2+ students and employees. Trina Prince (they/them), is a trans non-binary, white, European, who grew up in Ontario, and […]


Immigration, Systemic Racism and Barriers to Student Success

Co-organized with the BCIT Student Association. This event is a Student Circle open to all BCIT students. Lunch will be provided. Please let us know if you have any access or accessibility issues and we will work with you to address them. Students sharing their perspective with speakers Will Tao from Edemann & Co and Tina Parbhakar […]


Student Voices: Gender & BCIT

What is up with gender diversity at BCIT? For the third year in a row we tackle this issue. Experience five “Lightning” presentations that will shift your views, shake you up, inspire and fire you up! Moderator Mikah Fox, BCIT Alumni (BBA), Crow Clan & Kwanlin Dun First Nation Speakers Mikhaela Layon, Co-Executive, BCIT Women in Computing […]


Lunch & Learn Series: The Power of Inclusive Leadership

Lunch provided. ASL interpretation available upon request. Workshop Overview The No. 1 reason people quit their jobs is because of a bad manager. In this highly interactive and engaging workshop, global diversity and inclusion expert Stephanie Redivo will demonstrate how our leaders’ inclusive behaviors can bring out the best in all teams. We will move […]