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Michelle Douglas

Asper School of Business

The LGBT Purge in Canada: A Forgotten History with Michelle Douglas

October 6, 2021 — 
The James W. Burns Leadership Institute welcomes Michelle Douglas, human rights activist and survivor of the Canadian military “LGBT Purge” in the 1980s, for a discussion on what it means to make your voice heard and enact change through active engagement.

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Dr. Gady Jacoby

Asper School of Business

Departing Asper School of Business Dean reflects on his tenure

September 22, 2021 — 
Jacoby’s commitment to student experience, EDI and the Drake Building will leave a lasting legacy.

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Dr. Suzanne Gagnon

Asper School of Business

The Asper School of Business Welcomes a New Associate Dean

July 12, 2021 — 
The Asper School of Business welcomes Dr. Suzanne Gagnon, Canada Life Chair in Leadership Education and Director of the James W. Burns Leadership Institute, as the School’s Associate Dean of Professional Graduate Programs and Executive Education.

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A cement sign says Drake Centre, I.H. Asper School of Business and University of Manitoba Transport Centre. It's summer and there is a green tree and the red brick Drake Building in the background.

Asper School of Business

A message from Dr. Gady Jacoby: Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21, 2021 — 
On National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate the outstanding achievements of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members at the Asper School of Business. It is also important to recognize that our commitment is ongoing, and we still have much work to do. 

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Mary Jane Maillet Brownscombe wearing a white shirt smiling at the camera.

Asper School of Business

The business of reconciliation: Asper appoints new Executive-in-Residence

March 31, 2021 — 
Mary Jane Maillet Brownscombe [BComm(Hons)/88, MA/11] has a long-term relationship with the University of Manitoba

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Asper School of Business interior

Asper School of Business

Speaking out against racism

March 23, 2021 — 
Asper School of Business joins the conversation to support Winnipeg’s Anti-Racism week

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Drake Centre Student area

Asper School of Business

Asper’s First EDI Panel Reveals Room for Growth

October 29, 2020 — 
Students, faculty, staff and alumni attended the Asper School of Business’ first equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) orientation panel discussion on October 8, 2020.

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Exterior Image of the Drake Building

Asper School of Business

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

September 15, 2020 — 
Through the EDI task force, we endeavor to foster a more inclusive learning environment for every single student that attends and/or interacts with the Asper School of Business.

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