A more welcoming and inclusive Mohawk
Mohawk welcomes Maxine Carter, Director & Special Advisor, Equity & Social Inclusion
Maxine Carter will join Mohawk after many successful years at the City of Hamilton where she was Manager, Access and Equity. Building on her early work with communities, Maxine played a leadership role with city staff and council and developed access, equity and inclusion strategies including the City’s first Inclusion Policy. She was instrumental in the work to establish what is known today as the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion.
Maxine is an accomplished trainer, facilitator and public speaker and author on various subjects to foster a better understanding of human rights, equity,diversity, anti-racism and anti-oppression,cultural competence, disability and accessibility and anti-violence. Maxine isalso a YWCA Woman of Distinction Award winner for Community Development and Social Inclusion.
The College looks forward to her expert guidance to support our goals around diversity, inclusion, and ensuring that Mohawk is a welcoming community and campus. Maxine will be starting in her new role on May 15.
Mohawk College educates and serves more than 29,500 full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and international students at three main campuses in Hamilton, Ontario and learning hubs across Hamilton through City School by Mohawk, and at the College’s Centre for Aviation Technology at the Hamilton International Airport. Mohawk is among the top five colleges for applied research in Canada. It has been named one of Canada’s greenest employers seven years in a row, holds a GOLD STARS rating from AASHE for sustainability achievements and is home to the country’s largest and first institutional building to receive dual certification for Zero Carbon Building Framework design and performance for The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation. More than 135,000 people have graduated from Mohawk since it was founded.