Diversity and Inclusion SpecialistCompany: Independent Consultant
Role: Session Presenter
2021 Conference Session:
Mine the Gap: Applying Universal Design for Learning Principles to Transform Inclusive Workplaces
Silvana Valentone is a Diversity and Inclusion influencer, certified by the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion. She is an access and equity advocate, a teacher/trainer of adults, and a volunteer manager.
As an immigrant to Canada with a bachelor’s degree in information technology, Silvana has been working in the not-for-profit sector for 16 years advancing the DEI agenda from various angles, and supporting clients, volunteers and colleagues to build welcoming communities. She has been an Ally in Accessibility with the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants since 2018.