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About Us

Our Team 

We are a diverse, multi-disciplinary group of senior experts, dedicated to your success. We advise and guide employers how to create processes and systems for the inclusion of people with disabilities, racialized, Indigenous and other underrepresented groups.

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Anna-Karina Tabuñar (she/her) is an award-winning communicator, storyteller and community instigator, renowned for her deep audience engagement and understanding. With over 25 years of expertise in communications strategy, execution and media production, Anna-Karina leverages her professional and lived experience to cultivate more equitable and inclusive workplaces. 


Her work has been recognized by the International Association of Business Communicators and the Canadian Screen Academy. She was named Top 100 Most Influential Filipinas in the World in 2017 by the Filipina Women’s Network.


She has been engaged by teams across Canada and internationally, specializing in crisis and brand management, media and stakeholder relations, and employee consultation. As an award-winning journalist, she has filed stories for CBC, CTV and CNN. She hosted Canada in Perspective, Canada’s first TV current affairs series exploring issues surrounding disability and ageing. She also produced and directed the acclaimed documentary film Talent Untapped about disability and work. 


She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Disability Screen Office and the Vanier Institute of the Family. She recently graduated with a Master's degree, with a specialization in Accessibility. 

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Norma Tombari (she/her) is an internationally recognized expert in Human Resources and Diversity and Inclusion. In her previous role as Senior Director at RBC, she held global responsibility for Diversity and Inclusion strategies and programs and was the architect of the bank's multi-year Diversity Blueprints and Diversity Leadership Council. 


Norma was honoured as the Most Influential Woman in Diversity and HR in Canada In 2017. She is a Qualified Administrator for the Intercultural Development Inventory and holds a Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional (CCIP) designation.


In 2012, Norma received the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Award for her many contributions to the community. 

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Robert Wavey’s (he/him) distinguished career has been dedicated to the betterment of First Nation people. For almost 50 years, he held numerous leadership, senior management, and advisory positions with the Fox Lake Cree Nation, with Manitoba First Nation organizations and with the Province of Manitoba.

In 2016, he returned to work with his First Nation upon his retirement as Deputy Minister of Indigenous and Northern Relations for the Province of Manitoba.  He has served as Chief of the Fox Lake Cree Nation, Chairperson of the northern Manitoba Chiefs political organization, Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak, and Keewatin Tribal Council.  He also held the position of Executive Director of the Keewatin Tribal Council, a service delivery organization of 11 northern Manitoba First Nations, and of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs.

Although retired, he continues  to provide advice and assistance to Fox Lake Cree Nation and to the self government initiatives of Treaty 5 and the Keewatin Tribal Council.

Robert is a residential school survivor and is committed to reconciliation and to the success of First Nations.

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