CODE 101 – Virtual
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
With Rosalie Best, Webinar Facilitator
No cost to attend
Learn from someone with lived experience about why disability diversity in the workplace is important and how to make a change in your workplace.
You will learn:
- Why accommodation is important
- How to encourage accommodation disclosure
- How to interact with people with disabilities
CODE 101’s will provide an overview of The Chamber’s newest program – Commitment to Opportunity, Diversity and Equity (CODE). CODE aims to provide organizations with impactful strategies, guidance, and connections to improve diversity, equity and inclusion in your workplace. Learn more about the program, and how we can support you on your DEI journey!
ABOUT OUR SPEAKER
Rosalie Best graduated from The University of Manitoba in 2013 where she studied English literature. It was when she chaired a disability youth council for the Independent Living Resource Centre that she decided I would work in the disability community. Rosalie was a career counselor helping people with disabilities join the workforce for 5 years, first at Premier Choix where she worked in the French community mainly with teens and young adults transitioning into posts secondary life. She then worked at Vision Loss Rehabilitation Manitoba helping people with vision loss prepare for, find, or keep employment. Rosalie also worked for the Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities where she delivered webinars to employers on proper workplace accommodation and helped community members find resources for accessibility. As a power wheelchair user and a disability rights activist, she has spoken to the media numerous times about accessibility issues locally and nationally.