Breakout Session

Hiring Diversable People

Through storytelling, Annette Borrows will share her personal and professional experiences that inspire and motivate her to promote employment equality for people with disabilities and the return on investment that inclusive hiring can bring to a business and a community. A “Social Revolution” is coming to the workplace and it is a win for all. 

Presenter: Annette Borrows

Annette Borrows has been serving people with disabilities towards employment for the past 20 years.  Her experience ranges from working with people that have persistent mental health issues, those with mobility issues and more recently has focused on supporting people with developmental disabilities. All of her efforts are focused towards employment equity for people with disabilities.

Annette is an international speaker and has a degree in Adult Education and an Employment Specialist advanced certificate. She has also written and facilitates over 250 hours of workshops and courses focused on employment equity strategies for serving people with diversities.

Annette has spearheaded and written content for Canada’s National Supported Employment Best Practices. Annette currently serves on nine boards and committees internationally, nationally, provincially and locally. Annette is the president of CASE (Canadian Association for Supported Employment). Annette is employed by several agencies including; Langley Association For Community Living, Delta Community Living Society, Community Futures of the South Fraser and Back In Motion.