Hamilton,
29
April
2017
|
03:11 PM
America/New_York

A more welcoming and inclusive Mohawk

Summary

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.

About Mohawk

Mohawk College educates and serves 30,000 full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and international students at three campuses and two City School locations at the Eva Rothwell Resource Centre and the Central Public Library in Hamilton, Ontario. Mohawk has ranked first among all Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area colleges in student satisfaction for seven consecutive years and first in graduate satisfaction for the past five years. Mohawk ranks 15th among all colleges in Canada for applied research activity and has been named among Canada’s greenest employers and the region’s top employers for the past three years.