Diversity & Inclusion Tech Project

Purpose

The purpose of the Diversity and Inclusion Tech Project is to increase the attraction, retention and advancement of women, Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, newcomers to Canada, and individuals who identify as LGBTQ/2S in addition to all under-represented groups in skilled occupations in B.C.’s technology sector. The project will implement several pilot diversity, inclusion and indigenization strategies to recruit, retain and support career development in these professions.

JOIN the D&I TECH PROJECT COALITION!

Shape, support and amplify our work!  Provide input. Be the first to hear about available programs. Volunteer on a subcommittee.   

Contact HR Tech Group  to learn more and join our Coalition.

REGISTER HERE for the upcoming October 1st Coalition meeting. 

NEWS RELEASES and ANNOUNCEMENT

HR Tech Group is thrilled to announce it will receive provincial and industry funding to support our two-year Diversity and Inclusion Tech Project.  

Click here to read the press release.

 

WE WANT INSPIRING STORIES!

Want to inspire more diversity in tech? We are looking for inspiring stories of people working in tech, with a lens on diversity. CLICK HERE to find out more.

 

 

PROJECT GOVERNANCE

 Want to know more about our project governance? CLICK HERE to view Project Charter and Governance Committee.

 

 

 

Project Objectives

  • Increase tech industry awareness of the need for and benefits from a diverse and inclusive workforce; 
  • Increase capability of individual companies to develop a diverse and inclusive workforce; 
  • Measure and reinforce progress on diversity and inclusion practices; 
  • Increase tech industry talent pool and continue development of its diversity; and, 
  • Increase tech industry activity on reconciliation commitments and increase opportunities with Indigenous peoples through efforts to develop a diverse and inclusive workforce.

From June 2019 to May 2021, HR Tech Group will undertake the following four strategic initiatives: 

 

Thank you to our generous industry sponsors!