Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager

What is a Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager?

We passionately believe in equality, and spend our days developing and implementing inclusive initiatives and strategies. Our goal is always to create real change, promote diversity in our organization, and to empower people.

“Every day is different, but this role involves a lot of project management, coordination and collaboration. It’s all about having conversations with different people in order to move things forward and make an impact.”

Juanita K.

This is what I do most days…

I plan programs and policies to create workplaces where everyone can thrive and be their full selves.

I develop...

I schedule events and workshops to provide education on diversity and inclusion in our workplace.

I organize...

I build partnerships with organizations and experts to share their expertise on diversity and inclusion topics.

I connect...

In their own words:

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion became something I naturally thought of and strived for in my HR roles, so I’m happy to have a position that allows me to make some important changes.


Stephanie M.

This role allows me to do all the things I love most: coordinating projects, bringing people together, and creating workplaces that are inclusive for everyone.


Juanita K.

This role is perfect for me because I’m strategic, organized, and a great collaborator. Most importantly, I care about others and feel passionate about helping them to succeed and progress.


Stephanie M.

Thinking about becoming a Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager?

Explore some of the skills you’ll need

to prepare for the role.

  • You have a passion for equitable business practices 
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Strong organizational skills  
  • Strong time-management skills 
  • Ability to multi-task  
  • Ability to design new inclusive company strategies  
  • Ability to implement those programs and strategies effectively  
  • An educational background in Equity studies  

If you think a job as a Diversity and Inclusions Manager might be right for you, print off your Job Report and take it to a parent, teacher or guidance counsellor to talk about what your next steps should be.