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Diversity & Inclusion at canfitpro isn’t just a blog post, an image, or a tweet. Diversity and inclusion are priorities for our organization. From our recruitment policies, to our organizational processes, to our partnerships - we embrace a culture of learning, authenticity, and creating safe and barrier-free spaces for all.

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Reflected in our core commitments, we value and co-create an open and caring community which extends beyond the walls of canfitpro. We’re never satisfied with the status quo. Our ongoing efforts are towards bridging gaps through learning and growth, and ensuring that the voices of the unheard, be heard.

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Our COMMITMENT to Positive Change

Created a Diversity & Inclusion committee, to champion both internal and external positive change and to keep us accountable to our members and employees.

Ongoing review of hiring and promotion policies and practices to maintain a balanced internal representation goal at all employment levels.

Develop D&I learning resources and training for employees, including blogs, webinars, and articles to our wider community.

Amplify the voice of diversity in fitness by intentional recruitment of a diverse speaker pool, collaborating with strategic partners, and the selection of our Advisory Committee

Our COMMUNITY of Allies for Positive Change

Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Check out our Champions for Change. Each member brings unique talents and perspectives which have far-reaching implications for the better.

Robert Robinson
Manager, B2B Sales & Strategic Partnerships

Robert Robinson

Background:
Black (Jamaican-Canadian)
My Two-Word Why:
Generational, Empowerment

Janessa Gazmen
Manager, Digital Marketing and Communications

Janessa Gazmen

Background:
Southeast Asian (Filipino-Canadian)
My Two-Word Why:
Ignite, Change

Amritha Shrikumar
Manager, People and Culture

Amritha Shrikumar

Background:
South Asian (Indian)
My two word Why:
Inclusion, Compassion

 

 

Santiago Martinez
B2B Marketing Coordinator, B2B Team

Santiago Martinez

Background:
Hispanic/Latino (Colombian)
My Two-Word Why:
Intercultural, Understanding

Michael ONeil
Finance & Accounting Manager

Michael O’Neil

Background:
Caucasian and First Nations (Ojibwe)
My Two-Word Why:
Passionate, Learner

Cheryl Williams
Event Experience Coordinator

Cheryl Williams

Background:
Black (St. Vincent and the Grenadines-Canadian)
My Two-Word Why:
Equality and Education

Emily Dobrich
Assistant to the COO

Emily Dobrich

Background:
Caucasian (Canadian-Greek and Serbian heritage)
Two Word Why:
Community, Development

Our Associates

We recognize the valuable contributions of our workforce with Employee Spotlights through the use of our member and social outlets.

Our PRO TRAINERS

canfitpro PRO TRAINERS are ambassadors for canfitpro and experts in their specialty. Spotlights and Instagram Takeovers give people a chance to meet them.

Our Members

Members are spotlighted and supported in so many ways including on our social media channels and magazine.

Our CONTENT to Support Positive Change

Blog

Planning for Program Diversity – How Your Offerings Dictate Your Audience

Webinar

Training While Fasting: Recommendations from the Ramadan Reset Program with Amina Khan

Magazine Article Story

Equity Assessments for Canadian Gyms and Fitness Spaces