Diversity Leadership Award 2013

Chrysalis: An Alberta Society for Citizens with Disabilities is the recipient of the 2013 Alberta Human Rights Commission Diversity Leadership Award of Distinction. This Alberta-based organization, with over 150 employees, offers personalized services to help people with disabilities receive training, develop life and vocational skills, find employment, discover volunteer opportunities and realize a better quality of life. Chrysalis has been recognized for its exceptional work in integrating diversity into their workplaces so that employees, clients and others are respected and included. Chrysalis has shown leadership in embracing diversity in their workforce, encouraging respect and inclusion, and working toward eliminating discrimination and barriers to fair employment practices.

Chrysalis, along with other Alberta Business Awards of Distinction recipients, was honoured at a gala in Edmonton on March 8, 2013. Geeta Bharadia, QC, Acting Chief of the Commission and Tribunals, Alberta Human Rights Commission, presented the Diversity Leadership Award of Distinction to Chrysalis President/CEO, Lynn Groves-Hautmann. Other finalists of the Diversity Leadership Award of Distinction, also recognized for their efforts in building diverse and inclusive workplaces, included Gienow Windows & Doors and DevFacto.

The Diversity Leadership Award is one of the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction.

2013 Diversity Leadership Award recipient Lynn Groves-Hautmann, President/CEO, Chrysalis: An Alberta Society for Citizens with Disabilities and Geeta Bharadia, QC, Full-time Member of the Commission and Tribunals/Acting Chief of the Commission and Tribunals, Alberta Human Rights Commission.

Created: March 15, 2013



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