We believe in the power of partnerships.

One way to showcase your business and discover potential opportunities is to volunteer. We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities to help you build relationships and encourage business growth.

Explore some of the opportunities below.

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SHARE YOUR EXPERTISE

Our community of Certified WBEs and supplier diversity professionals is eager to learn. We are constantly looking for engaging speaker, trainers, mentors and great content. If you have a topic that will propel our audience forward, we want to hear from you!

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SHARE YOUR STORY

WBE Canada loves to hear about the success stories from our community. From time to time we feature these stories on our website, in WBE Canada Magazine, e-updates, presentations and resource materials. Let us know about your achievements - we can't wait to celebrate with you.

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EVENT VOLUNTEER

WBE Canada hosts and attends many events across Canada and the US. Occasionally we look for support with events. You must be a representative of a WBE Certified Business, Corporate Member organization or Partner Organization in good standing to be a volunteer at our events.

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BOARD & COMMITTEE MEMBER

WBE Canada is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors. Our Board works through 5 Board Committees. We're constantly looking for sharp individuals to help us move to the next level to create even greater impact. If you are a representative of Certified WBE or Member organization eager to support us, we want to hear from you!

Our Volunteers, Advisors & Champions

WBE Canada greatly appreciates the support of our community. We partner with business professionals to champion supplier diversity and success of Canadian women-owned businesses.

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Andy Thompson
Committee Member
VP, Network Infrastructure Transformation, Nokia

Anne-Marie Deslauriers

Anne-Marie Deslauriers
Committee Member
Founder, DELAN

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Ann-Marie Anderson
Committee Member
Advisor, Canadian Supplier Diversity, BMO

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Arun Nair
Committee Member
Strategic Sourcing Manager, TD Bank

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Bilal Ahmad Khan
Mentor
Category Manager, TELUS

Celso Afonseca

Celso Afonseca
Mentor, Trainer
Manager, Account Services & Program Ops / SD Lead, Staples Promotional Products

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Christine Canning
Committee Chair
Managing Director, Supplier Relationship Management, BMO

Charmaine Hammond

Charmaine Hammond
Committee Member, Mentor
Owner, Hammond International Inc.

Cheryl Cryer

Cheryl Cryer
Mentor
Head of Responsible Sourcing & Supplier Diversity, TD Bank

Daelan Burgess

Daelan Burgess
Committee Member
Assistant Director, Global Supplier Recovery, General Motors LLC

Darlene Marino

Darlene Marino
Committee Member, Mentor, Trainer
President & Owner, Procurement Management Services Inc.

David Kim

David Kim
Committee Member
Regional Manager Client Diversity, BC & North Region, BDC

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Deb Day
Committee Member, Mentor
Founder, CEO and Chief Strategist, Innovate By Day

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Eusebius D'Souza
Committee Member
Senior Director Card Operations & P&CB Supplier Management Shared Services, RBC

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Hannah Keip
Committee Member
Sourcing Leader, ArcelorMittal Dofasco

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Janice Tee
Committee Member
Senior Manager, Global Human Resources & Talent Management, Magna

Jen McAvoy

Jen McAvoy
Committee Chair
VP, Client Engagement, Cotton Candy

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Jennifer Cooke
Committee Member
Corporate Lead/Women in Trade, EDC

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Jennifer Ménard-Shand
Mentor
Founder & CEO I Director, Client Happiness, Staff Shop Inc.

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Johanna De La Cadena
Committee Member
Supplier Diversity Program Lead, Chep

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Kait Abma
Committee Member
Senior Manager, Procurement Strategy & Transformation, RBC

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Katia Dedovic
Committee Member
President, SCKD Inc.

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Katie Neville
Committee Member
Procurement Category Lead for BPO & Professional Services, TELUS

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Kiruba Sankar
Committee Member
Director, Program Support Policy & Development, City of Toronto

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Laura Didyk
Committee Vice-Chair
VP, Client Diversity, BDC

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Lisa Siragusa
Mentor
President, NRG TeleResources

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Lorena Diaz
Committee Member
Ventures and Acquisitions Program & Project Management, Accenture

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Madeleine Baker
Committee Chair
Director, Products & Services, TELUS

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Mariam Saad
Committee Member
Director Procurement, IT, Technology Services, TELUS Health & Professional Services, TELUS

Marte Belisle

Marte Belisle
Mentor
President, SommEvents

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Martin Grenier
Committee Chair
Vice President, Procurement, Cogeco

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Maude Pariseau
Committee Member
Director Procurement, BDC

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Michèle Leduc
Committee Member
President, ZIP Communication

Michael Pacholok

Mike Pacholok
Committee Vice-Chair
Chief Purchasing Officer, City of Toronto

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Pamela Shainhouse
Mentor
President, The Shainhouse Group

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Pamela Smith
Committee Member, Mentor
General Manager, Trend Collection and Bailiff Services Ltd.

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Paula Bass
Mentor
President, KBC Tools & Machinery

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Paule Grenier
Committee Member
President & Co-Founder, ELAM

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Rahmat Fashanu
Committee Member
Assistant Corporate Secretary, DCM

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Sandra MacDonald
Mentor
CEO, IPSG Technology

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Shannon Walker
Committee Vice-Chair
President, WhistleBlower Security Inc.

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Shawna Pereira
Mentor
Co-Founder and Creative Director, Wonderkind

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Sherrie O'Doyle
Committee Member
Director, Value Growth Programs, BMO

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Stephanie Khurana
Committee Chair
President, Netchem Inc.

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Tatyana Pena
Committee Member
Global Supplier Inclusion & Sustainability Senior Analyst, Accenture

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Vincent Laparriere
Mentor
Manager, Supplier Process and tools - Procurement Center of Excellence, Cogeco

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Zahir Jaffer
Mentor
Vendor Manager, Network Transformation, TELUS