Breakout Session

Diversity and Inclusion

Learn how tapping into diverse talent pools and creating an inclusive workplace will positively impact your bottom line.


Presenter: Kristin Bower

Kristin Bower’s two decade career in human resources led her to Vancity Savings and Credit Union where she is the Manager of Diversity and Inclusion. Working for a values-based organization is a dream come true for Kristin. She firmly believes that creating an empathetic and inclusive workplace, that truly recognizes and embraces the strengths that come with a diverse employee group, will help an organization move to the next level.

She also writes a blog about mental health issues called Adventures of a Survivor, is a frequent speaker at conferences and events, and has had her writing featured in publications such as Visions magazine. Kristin is committed to making the world a better, more inclusive place, one day at a time.