March 26, 2021 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Presented by Carey Calder, Founder & Principal, Nakanagis Consulting
In this workshop participants will discuss the key elements of progressive workplaces built on leadership and “best practices”. Particular focus will include the realities of the Not-for-Profit sector, Indigenous organizations and unique dynamics of elected structures.
Within this discussion, participants will dive into key factors to proactively contribute to preventing behaviours in the workplace that are included in Bill C-65.
About the Presenter
Carey Calder, originally from Thunder Bay, Ontario, has called Ottawa home since 2003. She is a proud Two Spirit Ojibway woman who is a member of Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek (BNA), Sand Point First Nation.
With 20 years of experience within not-for-profit Indigenous organizations, including as senior executive team, Carey specializes in organizational development and strategic growth. She is a strong community advocate and supports progressive work environments that seek to include “best practice” human resource management approaches demonstrated in policies, vision, planning and strategies.
Over the last three years, Carey has been working towards the completion of her Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a focus on improving efficiencies and capacities of the NFP sector with Indigenous organizations of particular interest.
One of Carey’s proudest accomplishments is reflected in her work as Executive Director of Makonsag Aboriginal Head Start through acquisition of capital purchase of a building to deliver programming, tripling the expansion of services for Indigenous families in Ottawa and introducing Indigenous child care services. Carey thrives on innovation and is driven to invest in meaningful projects that spark change initiatives, create social impact opportunities and result in positive successes that support community needs.
Carey recently launched Nakanagis Inc., an Indigenous owned company dedicated to providing consultant services to NFP organizations. Services include:
- Providing advice and support to organizations and through facilitation, strategic planning, committee work, key note speaking and supporting the development of work plans and reporting;
- Building awareness of organizational opportunities through reviewing organizational policies, existing vision & mission and strategic plans;
- Gap analysis and risk management review of organizations to assess organizational readiness for expansion planning and leveraging economies of scale internally and externally; and
- Advancing priorities of organizations and companies with building partnerships, community outreach, stakeholder engagement and innovated collaborative approaches.
Bookings are closed for this session.
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