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“How do we attract and retain women in the electricity industry?” asks EHRC


September 19, 2013
By Anthony Capkun

September 19, 2013 – Organizers of Electricity Human Resources Canada’s (EHRC) 2013 Conference and Inaugural Awards Gala call our attention to an interactive panel entitled “Bridging the Gap: Attracting and Retaining Women in the Electricity Industry”.

Featuring panelists

• Cheryl Cottrill, executive director, Women in Nuclear
• Judy McKellar, vice-president people & culture, Hydro One Networks
• Kim MacLaren, KD MacLaren Consulting Inc.
• Suzanne Desrosiers, executive director, HR development at New Brunswick Community College

this session promises to deliver insights on what is being done to increase the recruitment and retention of women in the sector.

Hear about current best practices, successful partnerships and what has emerged from EHRC’s recent discussions with both women in the industry and those who are considering electricity careers as part of the “Bridging the Gap” research.

Don’t forget the inaugural Awards Gala!
New this year is the Awards Gala that will provide national recognition for the achievements of individuals and companies working in the electricity and renewable sector in Canada, celebrating innovation in workforce development in the industry.

Join industry employers, labour organizations, educators and government representatives for what EHRC dubs the electricity and renewable energy HR event of the year.

EHRC’s 2013 Conference and Inaugural Awards Gala takes place in Toronto, Ont., November 6-7.