MaRS and CIBC Inclusive Design Challenge: Career Advancement

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MaRS and CIBC Inclusive Design Challenge: Career Advancement

Join the Canadian innovation community and help shape the future of employment for persons with disabilities.

When and where

Date and time

Location

Online

About this event

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

On November 28, you’re invited to the launch of the third MaRS and CIBC Inclusive Design Challenge focused on Career Advancement. This country-wide innovation competition aims to address the most pressing employment barriers faced by persons with disabilities.

We invite anyone interested in improving career advancement for persons with disabilities to join us and learn more about this competition. The event will feature speakers from CIBC (the challenge sponsor) and MaRS, a fireside chat with winners from the previous two series challenges, as well as the official launch of the Career Advancement Innovation Challenge and a Q&A session.

MaRS and CIBC are committed to making this launch and challenge as accessible as possible. We are offering American Sign Language interpretation and closed-captioning during the broadcast. Please let us know if you require any additional accommodations through the registration.

DETAILS

Monday, November 28, 2022

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Vimeo broadcast

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Anyone interested in improving the career advancement for persons with disabilities including:

  • Persons with lived experience
  • Non-profits
  • Researchers
  • Private sector organizations
  • Public sector institutions
  • General public
  • Students

ABOUT THE MaRS AND CIBC INCLUSIVE DESIGN CHALLENGE

The MaRS and CIBC Inclusive Design Challenge aims to address the most pressing employment barriers faced by persons with disabilities in Canada. Run through a series of four crowdsourced competitions, the challenge invites change-makers fromthe disability and innovation communities to propose and develop solutions to these barriers.

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The Inclusive Design Challenge Series has been made possible through the support and collaboration of MaRS and CIBC.

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