Workshops and Trainings

The RQEDI gives you access to a wealth of information to improve the integration of equity, diversity and inclusion in your organizations. You will find the trainings divided by themes. For exclusive content, become a member!

The Biases

The impact of bias on our decision making

Workshop presented by Dimitri Girier, Senior Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisor at University of Montréal, May 23, 2019, in Montreal (Mila).

Offered by the Institut de valorisation des données (IVADO) in collaboration with the University of Montreal, the Réseau interuniversitaire québécois pour l’équité, la diversité et l’inclusion (RIQEDI) and the Observatoire sur les impacts sociétaux en intelligence artificielle et du numérique (OBVIA).

Unconscious bias and recruitment

Training video on the impact of unconscious biases in recruitment and how to minimize them presented by Dimitri Girier, Jihane Lamouri and Bibiana Pulido.

Video in French with English subtitles. Additional guide in English coming soon.

Offered by IVADO, Université de Montréal, OBVIA and RIQEDI.


Mentoring in a context of equity, diversity and inclusion

Webinar presented by Bibiana Pulido, cofounder of RIQEDI, and Yvon Chouinard, Executive Coach, Mentoring Consultant and Past President of Mentorat Québec, May 8, 2019.

Offered by RIQEDI in collaboration with Mentorat Québec.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

in higher education and research

Documentary resources

Translated documents from a training of four multimedia capsules (in french only) carried out by the Chaire pour les femmes en sciences et génie au Québec (CFSG), member of the working group “Interuniversity training in EDI and lexicon” of the RIQEDI.

Offered by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council in Canada (CRSNG), the Quebec Research Fund – Nature and Technology (FRQNT) and the Secrétariat à la condition feminine (SCF).

EDI in Academic Research & Grant Applications

The RIQEDI and l’Institut EDI2, in collaboration with the Chaire pour les femmes en sciences et en génie and the Granting Agencies offered this workshop on equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in Academic Research and Grant Applications.

The worshop was help on April 22, 2021.

Workshop in Partnership with Mikana

Introduction to Unconscious Bias, Privileges and
Discomforts in relations between Indigenous and non-Indigeneous

This workshop aims to introduce staff members and post-secondary students to the prejudices and impacts that these can have on relationships with Indigenous people. This will explore ways to become aware of and overcome them. 

This workshop was developed in collaboration with Mikana. You can request a workshop by contacting us at

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