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  • Erin Huner

    Dr. Erin Huner is the Director of Culture and Inclusion at Ivey Business School, where she leads EDI programming and community engagement. As a settler to Canada, Erin approaches the work of building equitable and inclusive culture as a listener. She practices listening as a way to better understand her own privilege and how she might use her privilege to open spaces for equity deserving individuals to speak and rebuild, those spaces, systems, and policies where they have been historically marginalized. She also approaches this work through her lived experience of being the mother of a child who is neurodiverse. Erin has expertise in Implementation Science and Evaluation, and has designed and implemented research and programming focused on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) and Gender-Based-Violence (GBV); student skill acquisition; and student mental health and wellbeing.

  • Stephanie Torok

    Stephanie was born and raised in London, Canada, but currently resides in St. Thomas, Canada with her two cats and guide dog, Essie. Stephanie has cerebral palsy and epilepsy from a stroke at birth and requires the use of a walker or scooter to get around. She’s been working in retail for several years, but also likes tinkering with craft projects. Stephanie knows firsthand what it’s like to live in a world that wasn’t built with your needs in mind.

  • Nadine de Gannes

    Dr. Nadine de Gannes is Faculty Director of the Ivey Business School’s HBA Program and an Assistant Professor in Managerial Accounting and Control, and Sustainability. Nadine is also a member of Ivey’s EDI Advisory Council. She holds a Masters and PhD in Accounting from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and an HBA from Ivey Business School. In taking a sociological perspective in both her research and teaching, Nadine explores the interrelationships between accounting, power, and perceptions of worth. Her research interests now encompass the integration of ESG metrics into executive compensation, internal control systems and organizational culture.

  • Chelsea Hicks-Webster

    Hi, I’m Chelsea. I have a Masters degree in Sustainability, where I studied ecosystem health. I'm also a Certified Life Coach. I used to be the Operations Manager for NBS, but now I just focus on my favourite part of that job – the writing! I also run a social enterprise, called Creating Me, dedicated to strengthening maternal and family well-being. I know first-hand how difficult it can be to balance career goals, impact, and one’s own well-being. When I’m not working on my own impact goals, I offer executive coaching and writing support to help researchers and change-makers grow their impact and well-being. (creatingme.ca/sustainability).

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