Diverse experience and perspective are key to human innovation. Engineers and Architects are leaders in innovation, and as such rely on the different people that enter the profession. Professionals of all backgrounds can only do their best work when feeling belonging to the overall community. This is where Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) become fundamental to the future of engineering and architecture.
- why advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in our professions is important
- the actions that Engineers and Geoscientists BC are taking
- how industry can support these actions
# Your Presenters
## Marcie Cochrane (she/her), P.Eng., MBA – 30 by 30 Coordinator, Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
Marcie Cochrane, P.Eng., is an engineering sector leader with strengths in
project management and delivery
diversity and inclusion research
strategic planning, and
## Ailene Lim, Acting Director, Programs and Professional Development – Engineers and Geoscientists BC.
As the Acting Director of Programs and Professional Development, Ailene Lim is responsible for strategizing, planning, and directing the development and administration of programs for Engineers and Geoscientists BC. Her portfolio includes:
member affinity services
Ailene is also responsible for the strategic direction and development of the organization’s equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives.