WEBINAR: Wage Equity Helps Build “Brave” Careers

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It’s 2021 and women in Canada still earn 23 per cent less than men. Despite all the efforts by government, employers and labour, our gender gap in compensation persists. Smart companies, especially those dependant on the quality of their people, are recognizing that closing the gap can help in the battle for top talent.

Pariveda Solutions was founded in 2003 on the idea that a consulting firm that authentically focused on people would succeed. Because competition for talent in consulting is fiercely competitive, Pariveda set out to distinguish itself through innovative approaches to how employees are compensated and develop their careers. This has meant setting aside conventional practices such as published salary bands, incentive compensation/bonuses, or focusing on pay as the single measure of equity.

Today Pariveda is considered one of the top employers in consulting. Saf Mahmood (who is also a WCT Board Director) is Pariveda’s Managing Vice-President for Toronto. He and Lori Dipprey, Chief People Architect for Pariveda, will present WCT’s next webinar on how their company has created a more equitable and somewhat unorthodox approach to compensation transparency and career development that pays off in the search for talent.

Join us on June 8, 2021 at 12 ET and learn about:

  • How to put career growth for your people at the center of what you do
  • How having complete pay equity and a deliberate focus on transparency can eliminate unnecessary competition
  • How the development of the whole person leads to better company growth

lori_dipprey.jpgLori Dipprey is the Chief People Architect for Pariveda Solutions. After spending much of her career in software consulting, Lori moved into a formal leadership development role where she was able to focus on how her company grew the careers of each employee. A major component of Lori’s role today at Pariveda is to identify and institutionalize innovative ways to expand learning across the organization and empower employees to reach for their highest potential throughout their career at Pariveda and beyond. She now works with Pariveda’s clients so they too can leverage the same innovative approaches to help them develop people development strategies - putting people at the forefront of transforming business and how you can deliver greater value to your customers. 

safdar_mahmood.jpgSafdar (Saf) Mahmood is the Managing Vice President for the Toronto office. His passion is developing high-performing teams to help Canadian clients transform and grow their business. He brings a global perspective, having worked extensively across Canada, the United States, and Australia. He is excited to adopt a “think global, act local” mantra in serving our clients in the Greater Toronto Area. His areas of expertise include digital and IT transformation, new product introduction, complex program delivery, strategic sales, and partnership development. He is a board member with the Women in Communications and Technology (WCT), and strives to advocate for gender equality in Canada’s digital economy.

This webinar will be held on Zoom. Registration closes 90 minutes prior to the start of the webinar. 

June 8th, 2021 12:00 PM through  1:00 PM
Event Fee(s)
Individual (WCT Members, please sign for discount) $ 33.90 (includes taxes of $ 3.90)
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