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Diversity through Mentorship: Creating a pathway for inclusive leadership
May 12, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
Join us for the next Canadian Composites Corner (CCC) – a roundtable, interactive networking event coming up on Friday, May 12.
In this session, Dr. Gobinda Saha will lead a discussion on Diversity through Mentorship: Creating a pathway for inclusive leadership
This CCC event series will bring you the community events, opportunities, and EDI topics of interest to you – an opportunity to connect with colleagues across Canada in an informal setting. In this series of CCC event, we discuss a variety of subjects related to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI). The topics will include barriers, mentorship, allyship, how to make your workplace more inclusive, unconscious bias, and more. Everyone is welcome to join and switch on your video camera to meet one another.
Dr. Gobinda Saha, Ph.D., P.Eng., FIMMM, is an Associate Professor and Director of the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) Nanocomposites and Mechanics Laboratory (NCM Lab) (https://www.unb.ca/ncm). He led R&D projects in two industrial companies, Hyperion Technologies Inc., and Westpower Equipment Ltd., while serving as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Calgary on composites and nanostructured materials and advanced coating technologies.
Dr. Saha is the founding member of the Canadian Alliance in Cold Spray Technology (CACST), and the Joint Canada-U.S.A. Regulatory Cooperation Council on developing strategies for nanomaterials including risk assessment and use of industrial nanomaterials. He is a member of the Board of Directors as well as the Director of Membership on the Canadian Association for Composite Structures and Materials (CACSMA) and has served in the ASME Composites and Heterogeneous Materials Technical Committee.
Being integrated with the CACSMA Canadian Composites Corner (CCN) is a continuation of Dr. Saha’s mission to increase diversity of ethno-cultural, gender, national, religious, and LGBTQ2S+ communities in Canada, by coordinating the ‘Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples’ awareness workshops on UNB Fredericton campus.
Presented by CACMSA, CKN, SAMPE Canada, and CREPEC