Toronto Campaign Celebration 2014: Diversity in Leadership

Toronto celebration-844x370


On November 5, 2014, alumni and friends of UBC had the opportunity to listen to a discussion on creating leadership equity in the workplace.

For decades women have been fighting for workplace equality, and in many sectors, progress has been made. A critical mass of new research shows that the quality of business decisions can increase when different voices are heard. But in executive offices across the country, there remains a noticeable absence of women and minorities in senior leadership positions. What lies behind this imbalance?


Download MP3


View the photos online


Mr. Lindsay Gordon, MA’73, MBA’76
Chancellor, The University of British Columbia


Professor Arvind Gupta
13th President and Vice-Chancellor,
The University of British Columbia


Professor Jennifer Berdahl
Montalbano Professor in Leadership Studies:Women and Diversity
Sauder School of Business, The University of British Columbia

Mr. John Montalbano, BCom’88
Chief Executive Officer, RBC Global Asset Management
Chair of the Board of Governors, The University of British Columbia