Michael Bach founded the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion in 2012 because he saw that there were minority groups who felt completely unrepresented, and they didn’t know where to turn – so Michael created a place for them. Fast forward 9 years later, and the CCDI has 360 employer partners and over 2,000 clients.  Find out why he says that diversity is our strength, but inclusion is our superpower.

Michael Bach’s Book: Birds of All Feathers: Doing Diversity and Inclusion Right
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Jackie Ferguson: Please welcome Michael Bach to our show today. Michael is internationally recognized as a thought leader, motivational speaker and subject matter expert in the fields of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.

Having received numerous awards throughout his career for his work, Michael is the CEO of the Canadian Center for Diversity and Inclusion, which helps employers create inclusive workplaces in Canada and around the world. He is the author of the book “Birds of All Feathers: Doing Diversity and Inclusion Right,” available now, wherever you buy books. Michael, thank you so much for being here.

Michael Bach: What a pleasure. Thanks for having me.

Jackie Ferguson: Yes. So on your website, Michael, you say “if diversity is our strength, inclusion is our super power.” What do you mean by that?

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