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Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Recipient Name: Youth Employment Services
Location: Montréal, Quebec
Date: 2017-03-06
Value: $340,024.00
Type: Grant
Purpose: This 36 month project aims to bring about systemic changes to improve the retention and advancement of women in STEM industries in Montréal. It will generate changes to organizational practices in three STEM companies of varying sizes by developing and implementing strategic action plans and support tools to modify core management functions and structures to promote gender equality. Approaches will be adapted to suit different work environments before implementation, and results will be shared with an extensive network of companies through a web-based Platform. The platform will provide a sustainable support infrastructure showcasing tools, best practices, success stories and model corporations to foster systemic changes in more STEM workplaces in the future.
Comments: Multi-year project