Humans, On Rights is an intellectual and stimulating conversation with human rights grassroots influencers, community leaders, policymakers, advocates and educators about their passion to become human rights champions. Humans, On Rights host Stuart Murray, the Inaugural President & CEO of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights will explore with his guest the power of a positive outcome when you connect the three human rights dots - Education. Mobilization. Take Action.
What do Heavy Construction and being a mother have in common? What about stone crushing and breaking a glass ceiling…what do they have in common? To answer those questions and more, I spoke with Nicole Chabot, the Vice President of L. Chabot Enterprises Ltd. In her own words, Nicole said “I am a woman, I have an Indigenous background. I am a wife, and I am a mother. And I am very proud to work in the heavy construction industry.” As the Chair of the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association Board of Directors, Nicole, only the second woman to take on that role, is leading the way to advance diversity and inclusion in the work place. She understands that having a diverse workplace or a diverse workforce does not make your organization inclusive. She asserts that people need to feel welcome, that they have not only a place at the table, but a voice at the table.
Below are some links to explore to gain additional insight to the work being done by the Manitoba Heavy Industry Association.
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