Sep 16

Ritu featured in LAWPRO Magazine, September 2014

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In the September 2014 issue of LAWPRO Magazine, Ritu discusses how to create a more inclusive law firm environment, including practical advice on how to increase your own Cultural Competence. Click here to read her article, “Cultural competence: an essential skill for success in an increasingly diverse profession.”

LAWPRO Magazine, September 2014

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Aug 1

Happy 4th anniversary to bci!

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bci is delighted to be celebrating its 4th anniversary! Thank you to all our clients, friends, and stakeholders who have supported us since the start. We really appreciate it! And thanks to the wonderful bci team who got together to celebrate our anniversary this week. Here’s to many more anniversaries to come!

From left to right: Joanna Kirke, Ritu Bhasin, Coralie D’Souza, Sarah Israel, and Alyse Runyan.

 

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Jun 26

Ritu will be speaking at the Diversity & Flexibility Allliance’s 2014 Flex Success Institute in October 2014!

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The Diversity & Flexibility Allliance’s 2014 Flex Success Institute will take place on October 23-24, 2014, in Washington D.C. We invite you to join Ritu for an interactive workshop that will include tools to broaden your personal leadership style, business acumen, and communication proficiency while connecting with other aspiring leaders in the legal profession. Click here to register now!

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May 27

Ritu and Mivoko were featured on NPR Forum: “How Do You Say That? The Trouble With Pronouncing Names,” hosted by Michael Krasny

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Earlier today, Ritu was part of an NPR Forum segment titled “How Do You Say That? The Trouble With Pronouncing Names.” Click here to listen to the segment on KQED online.

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May 21

Introducing bci’s newest team member, Joanna Kirke!

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We are thrilled to announce the newest addition to our team: Joanna Kirke! Joanna brings years of experience to our team, in the areas of leadership, cultural competence, diversity, and the advancement of women.  Please click here to learn more about Joanna!

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May 20

In the News: “A Quid Pro Quo I Can Get Behind”

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Ritu recently delivered a session titled “Make an Impact – How to Capture, Communicate and Build Your Professional Brand” at the Advocates’ Society Commercial Women’s Breakfast in March 2014. Lindsay Scott of Paliare Roland LLP wrote a thoughtful review of the session for Canadian Lawyer Magazine. Please click here to read the full article.

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Jan 6

“The Authenticity Principle” – an Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration event – November 4, 2013

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On November 4th, 2013, Ritu led a Diversity Inclusion Workshop for the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, where she spoke about the Authenticity Principle. Please click here to watch the video.

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Jan 6

“DIVERSITY IN LAW” LEARNING DEVELOPMENT SERIES – Breakfast Workshop – February 25, 2014

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The next diversity learning series workshop for directors of legal professionals and law firm diversity committee chairs will focus on “Cracking the Code — Taking the Next Step in Supporting Women and Diverse Associates.”

This is a breakfast workshop on February 25, 2014.

For more information and to register, please visit bci upcoming events.

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Dec 12

Join Ritu for Insayva’s inaugural event – Reach! Empowerment Retreat for Professional Women, January 25th & 26th, 2014

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Ritu is pleased to announce the launch of Reach! Weekend, an empowerment retreat for professional women in Toronto. Reach! Weekend is part of a new platform called Insayva (means “in service” – from Sanskrit) in partnership with Ritu’s sister, Komal Bhasin. Its mission is to equip women with strategies for propelling their personal and professional leadership, fulfillment and wellness by exploring goal-setting, self-reflection tools, yoga, mindfulness, and meditation techniques. For more information, please visit Insayva.

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Dec 11

Ritu featured in NALP Bulletin, November 2013

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NALP Bulletin, November 2013 – “Names Matter, So Get Them Right!” – Ritu Bhasin discusses how to build more inclusive legal workplaces by addressing name mispronunciation. Read the article here.

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