Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Toronto's first transgender job fair promises inclusive workforce - 680 NEWS

Originally published: November 20, 2017

Touted as a Canadian-first, the Trans Workforce job fair debuted in Toronto on Monday. Organizers say the job fair was a necessary step toward bridging the gap to improve diversity in the workplace.

The job fair’s founder Biko Beauttah said she created the it to help those who may be having a hard time finding work.

“I asked myself what’s wrong,” she said. “I’m educated nine years post secondary education [and] through my own lived experience I had so much trouble finding work.”