July, 2023

202312Jul2:00 PM3:00 PMFeaturedOcean Allies Speaker Series July 2023: Navigating a Sea of Opportunities2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ADT Organizer: Ocean Allies Region:OnlineTopic:Academic,Blue Economy,Diversity & Inclusion,Industry,Networking,Ocean CareersCost:No CostCountry:CanadaConfidence:High


Join Simone LeGendre to learn about ‘Navigating a Sea of Opportunities: Nurturing Diversity in the Blue Economy for Inclusive Growth’

Welcome to our speaker series! The Ocean Allies speaker series aims to connect you with experts in equity, diversity, and inclusion topics to support you and Canada’s ocean sector!

What we’ll do: The first half of the session will begin with Eleanor opening the session with a presentation on Gender equity, followed by an open Q&A session! The second half of the session will give you an opportunity to network with Stephanie, and people within Canada’s ocean sector.

Keynote Speakers: Simone LeGendre, STEM Education Expert & Board Director of Education, Training & Outreach – DOTCAN Institute

We invite you to come listen & learn from Simone as she speaks on Navigating a Sea of Opportunities: Nurturing Diversity in the Blue Economy for Inclusive Growth.

Join the conversation via zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87065740621

About Ocean Allies: Ocean Allies is bringing together diverse talent and Canada’s ocean innovation ecosystem. If you are interested in staying informed on the Ocean Allies project, please sign up for our newsletter here.

About Simone Le Gendre: Simone is the Director, Immigration and Settlement for the Department of Labour, Skills & Immigration Nova Scotia, and the Director, on the Board of Directors for The Discovery Centre. Simone volunteers with the Development of Ocean Technical Capacity with African Nations as their STEM Education Expert & Board Director of Education, Training & Outreach. Simone is passionate about change and improving the status quo through innovative methods, systems, and processes and driving meaningful results. I bring an inclusive, human-centered lens to my leadership and work.

About DOTCAN: DOTCAN is a grass-roots initiative which was stimulated by the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya in November 2018. The initiative builds on commitments made by Canada at that conference and will be a concrete implementation of Canada’s Ocean Strategy, which is based on principles of sustainable development, integrated management and the precautionary approach. Initially, this multilateral, multisectoral and “joined-up” initiative will build on links between Canada and West African nations as well as existing international partnerships, with three main focus areas; Education, Business and Maritime Security.

The Ocean Allies speaker series is brought to you by Canada’s Ocean Supercluster.


Wednesday, July 12 - 2:00pm 2023 - Wednesday, July 12 - 3:00pm 2023


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