Nomination Criteria & Form
- Complete the nomination form, and self-nominations are accepted.
- Pride at Work Canada suggests drafting the nomination summary in a separate document and copying it into the survey fields below, as you will not be able to save its progress while completing the form.
- When nominating someone else, please request and confirm the nominee’s consent prior to submitting their nomination. When Pride at Work Canada receives a filled nomination form, the organization is entitled to continue the digital campaign with the nominee’s consent to the usage of their name, image, likeness, and voice in any manner and in all media now or hereafter known, without compensation of any kind.
- The deadline to submit a nomination is March 17, 2024.
- Nominees may opt out of the process at any time by contacting Connor Pion at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The CHANGEMAKERS Selection Committee is responsible for determining eligibility in accordance with the criteria outlined and selecting the winners.
After the nomination deadline, the CHANGEMAKERS Selection Committee will contact all nominees qualified to be one of the 15 changemakers by email. The selected ones might receive the confirmation in advance, following the digital campaign timeline for its release on May 17, 2023.
Pride at Work Canada and the CHANGEMAKERS Selection Committee may request missing documents, files and information during the entire process at any time. All communications will be tracked, and no responses could remove the person from the final list.
There are many ways to shine! Below are some of the ways 2SLGBTQIA+ leaders positively affect Canadian workplaces.
Please identify one (or more) of the nomination categories and refer to their associated criteria when describing the contributions and achievements of the nominee.
1) Community Nomination:
- Championing for the Human Rights of 2SLGBTQIA+ people in their communities
- A significant contribution to challenging Human Rights abuses, engaging in public advocacy, collective action, social dialogue, and support for 2SLGBTQIA+ organizations
2) Human Rights Nomination:
- Promoting respect for the Human Rights of 2SLGBTQIA+ workers, customers, and/or community members
- A significant contribution to developing policies or practices to ensure they respect the Human Rights of 2SLGBTQIA+ people
Establishing mechanisms to monitor compliance with Human Rights standards
3) Workplace Nomination:
- Challenging discrimination against 2SLGBTQIA+ employees in the workplace
- A significant contribution to promoting inclusion and reducing any discrimination in recruitment, employment, working conditions, benefits, respect for privacy, or treatment of harassment.
Supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ staff at work
- A significant contribution to providing a positive, affirmative environment so that 2SLGBTQIA+ employees can work with dignity and without stigma
4) Marketplace Nomination:
- Challenging discrimination against 2SLGBTQIA+ customers, suppliers, and distributors
- A significant contribution to reducing barriers and promoting the inclusion of 2SLGBTQIA+ suppliers, distributors, or customers
- Living in Canada;
- 18 years of age or older;
- Identify as Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, and all members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community who are not explicitly recognized in the acronym;
- Currently volunteering, working, retired, self-employed or seeking employment in Canada;
- Currently employed/volunteering, or nominated by someone who is employed/volunteering, at one of Pride at Work Canada’s Proud Partners or Community Partners.
- Living outside Canada;
- Being younger than 18 years old;
- Individuals who do not identify as 2SLGBTQIA+. While the work and support from passionate 2SLGBTQIA+ allies are valued, please remember that the best support often means respecting the necessity for recognition and resources directly benefiting 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals.
- Officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of Pride at Work Canada, including members of the Selection Committee, and members of the immediate families (defined as parents, siblings, children and spouses, regardless of where they live) or households (whether or not related) of such officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives and Selection Committee members.
- Not being affiliated or nominated by one of Pride at Work Canada’s current Proud Partners or Community Partners.
Erin Davis (she/her)
Erin Davis Co.
Erin Roach (she/her)
Director, Diversity and Inclusion
Jade Pichette (they/them)
Director of Programs
Pride at Work Canada
Karine-Myrgianie Jean-François (she/her)
Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+) Planning Advisor
City of Montréal
Mathieu Desjardins (he/him)
Information Management Advisor
Sarah Beech (she/her)
Founder & CEO
Tj Jones (he/him, they/them)
Full Picture Management
Please complete our Nomination Form by clicking on the link (if you have technical issues to visualize the form) or scroll down to the bottom of this page.
If you have any questions, require support, experience any technical difficulties, or need accessibility support while completing the CHANGEMAKERS nomination form, please contact Connor Pion at email@example.com.