Lunch & Learn: Workplace Inclusion with Veronica MerryfieldWednesday August 10 @ 12:00pm

Eltuek Arts Centre, Gallery 209, 170 George Street, Sydney, NS B1P 1J2

  • Host: Cape Breton Partnership
  • Location: Eltuek Arts Centre, Gallery 209, 170 George Street, Sydney, NS B1P 1J2
  • Start: Wednesday August 10 @ 12:00pm
  • End: Wednesday August 10 @ 2:00pm
  • Register Now!

The Cape Breton Partnership invites you to join us on August 10 for an employer-focused Lunch and Learn on Workplace Inclusion. This session will be of interest to any employer, business owner, HR professional, or other representatives committed to making their workplace truly inclusive for everyone.

Speaker Veronica Merryfield will be presenting on the importance of workplace inclusion, allyship, safe spaces, and how employers can work towards inclusivity of members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community to the benefit of their entire workforce and work environment.

This 2-hour event is free and includes the opportunity to network before and after the session with organizers, attendees, and Lunch and Learn speaker Veronica Merryfield.

We look forward to seeing you for a great afternoon of interaction and learning!

* Lunch is included with registration.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at 4 p.m.

Click here to register!

About Veronica Merryfield

Veronica (Ms/she/her) identifies as intersex and transgender, drawing on her lived experience to provide training to various organizations on equity, diversity, and inclusion. She is the founder of the Cape Breton Transgender Network (; chair at the Every Woman’s Center and CBRM diversity committee; and is on the board at Transition House, Cape Breton Pride, Conversion Therapy Survivors Connect, and others.


  • 12:00 p.m. – Registration Open, Networking in Event Room
  • 12:30 p.m. – Welcome & Introductions, Lunch begins
  • 12:35 p.m. – Presenter: Ayha El-Darahali, Workplace Inclusion Charter Program Manager, Cape Breton Partnership
  • 12:45 p.m. – Presenter: Veronica Merryfield, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Expert and 2SLGBTQIA+ Advocate
  • 1:25 p.m. – Question & Answer Period

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We hope you can join us!

COVID-19 Protocols

We are committed to the health and safety of our attendees and strongly encourage all attendees to wear a mask and utilize appropriate social distancing while attending this session. We further ask that if you feel unwell, that you refrain from attending this event.

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