We believe that employees often resist equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives because they represent change, both personal and institutional and people do not like change! With this in mind, our firm works with leaders to educate staff on a variety of inclusion and belonging initiatives. Our transformative in-class training sessions are designed to meet the needs of each workplace.

FAQs

Do You Offer Free Workshops, Seminars or Speeches?

We will consider all opportunities to partner with your organization and typically quote our price based on the scope and duration of the work. Contact us to obtain a free, no obligation quote and pricing options today.

Can I Book Dr. Jack-Davies to Speak at My Organization?

Absolutely. There are several ways to contact us. Call us at 613-453-9534 or use the “Contact Form” to ask a more detailed questions. We will follow up with all inquiries within 48 hours.

Do You Work with International Clients?

We welcome international inquiries as we offer strategic planning, leadership development and training virtually via Zoom.

What Types of EDI Training Do You Offer?

We offer training on a range of topics, including “Unconscious Bias” and “Inclusion in the Workplace”. Each training session is tailored to meet the needs of your organization.

Dr. Anita Jack-Davies, PhD

Cross-Cultural Expert & Diversity Management Consultant

Dr. Anita Jack-Davies is President and CEO of Mosaic Cross-Cultural Solutions. Since 2012, she has been providing leadership support to government and not-for-profit organizations in the areas of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). A sought-after keynote speaker and strategic thought leader, clients include Global Affairs Canada, the RCMP, Queen’s University, Ryerson University, the Ministry of Education and the Privy Council’s Office.Dr. Jack-Davies’ expertise lies in leading teams through EDI strategic planning. She works with leaders and agents of change in the development of short term and long range plans and provides advisory support that is tailored to each organization.Dr. Jack-Davies is currently Deputy Chief Diversity Officer at Skidmore College and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Urban Planning in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University. She has appeared on numerous media outlets speaking on EDI in the workplace, including the CTV National News and the CBC Radio. Dr. Jack-Davies is the author of Lawrencia’s Last Parang: A Memoir on Loss and Belonging as a Black Woman in Canada (Inanna Publishing, Fall 2021).

Credentials

  • Ph.D. Queen’s University Concentration: Cultural & Policy Studies
  • M.Ed. Queen’s University Concentration: Cultural & Policy Studies
  • B.Ed. Western University Concentration: Junior/Intermediate – English Certification: Ontario College of Teachers
  • B.A. (Honours): University of Toronto Concentrations: English & Sociology

Mosaic-Cross Cultural Solutions has provided consulting services to a host of clients and partners, including:

  • Privy Council’s Office
  • Global Affairs Canada
  • RCMP
  • Canada School of Public Service
  • Ministry of Education
  • Durham Regional Police
  • City of Kingston
  • Kingston Police
  • Queen’s University
  • Ryerson University
  • Ontario Association of Deans of Education
  • Durham College
  • Kingston Community Health Centres
  • Sierra Club of Canada
  • Kingston Employment Youth Services
  • John Curtis Mediation
Dr. Jack-Davies is a frequent media contributor. Her writing has appeared in the National Post and media appearances include the CBC Radio and the CTV National News.CTV News CBC News

Watch Dr. Anita Jack-Davies in the News

  • Watch Dr. Jack-Davies speaking on Canada’s CTV National Network News on the appearance of Viola Desmond on the Canadian $10.00 bill
  • Watch Dr. Jack-Davies speaking on Canada’s CTV News as Canadians react to the new Viola Desmond $10.00 bank note

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