Wood Business

Virtual Event
Women in Forestry 2024
March 8, 2024 at 11:00am EST

11:30am – 12:30pm
Panel: Branching out: Cultivating change in the forest sector

Moderator: Scot Durward, Director, Operations and Woodlands HR, Tolko
Panelists:
  • Sithara Fernando, Academic Program Manager, NorQuest College
  • Marla Guldbransen, Manager, Falling Programs, BC Forest Safety Council
  • Kimberly Somerville, Planer Superintendent, West Fraser
Be part of an intriguing panel discussion curated by the Forest Sector Equity Diversity Inclusion Alliance (FSEDIA). Embracing the theme of #InspireInclusion, "Branching Out" unites vibrant voices across the forest sector – BIPOC, new entrants, industry leaders, and allies. Together, they'll delve into the hurdles, victories, and transformative initiatives in nurturing diversity, equity, and inclusion. This panel assures an inspiring and enlightening journey through the landscape of diversity and inclusion in the forest sector, offering actionable insights for professionals at every career stage.

Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a conversation that sparks change!