IBS Interview Podcast: Jacqueline “Jake” Lawrence
June 4, 2023
Black Summit Interviews
Season 1, Episode #15 – Jacqueline (“Jake”) Lawrence
In this podcast episode, Grace Lawrence interviews JACQUELINE “JAKE” LAWRENCE.
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Jacqueline Lawrence (“Jake”) is currently the Diversity and Equity Coordinator for the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board.
She is the former Policy Advisor on diversity management at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). A position she held for 10 years. Prior to CMHC, she was a consultant specializing in labour market research, communications and diversity strategies for clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
She is also a former Parliamentary Assistant, speech writer, Executive Director of the National Women’s Reference Group on Labour Market Issues and Executive Director of the Multicultural Women’s Association.
Her passions include writing poetry, travelling, being a facilitator with the International Black Summit and serving as a co-host and producer of Black on Black, a community public affairs programme on CHUO 89.1 FM.
During the interview, we ask our guests about their lives and careers, with a focus on how they effectively use the Summit Tools and Distinctions in all aspects of life.
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The views and opinions expressed by the person interviewed are their own and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the International Black Summit.