President & CEO, Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council
Cassandra and her team lead the charge of championing business relationships and economic growth of the Canadian supply chain through the inclusion of Aboriginal and Minority suppliers.
During her tenure, Cassandra has been focused on expansion of the CAMSC brand, resulting in significant growth and impact in the Canadian marketplace and abroad.
Known for her involvement in both the business and community environment, Cassandra has been named one of Diversity Canada’s Influential Women in Diversity and HR and sits on the National Advisory Council for the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises for the Government of Canada, the Black Business Enterprise, Dalhousie University Board of Governors, and the National ISED Departmental Audit Committee.
CAMSC is a proud member of both (SDAC) Supplier Diversity Alliance Canada, the single voice for supplier in Canada, and GSDA promoting supplier diversity across the globe with sister councils in Australia, China, South Africa and the United Kingdom.
How do suppler diversity and supplier sustainability initiatives get along? Rather than competing for limited resources, both diversity and sustainability initiatives can be designed to boost each-others’ impact, if structured well. This session will first introduce the core value proposition for incorporating diversity and inclusion into purchasing, making the connection between diversity, inclusion and achieving … read more >>