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National Member Webinar: Diversifying Emerging Talent Pools

13 October @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, October 13, 2021, from 12 PM to 1 PM EDT – this event is exclusive for employees of our Proud Partners and Community Partners.

Attracting the right talent for every job is a big challenge for employers. In this webinar, Brien K. Convery will speak about proven solutions from his experience as National Director, Early Talent Communities and Inclusive Recruitment, Canada for RBC. He will discuss how to engage LGBTQ2+ communities in recruitment processes and the specific challenges presented by engaging students and emerging talent. Millenials and Gen Z are more likely to work for a company that showcases their efforts to be LGBTQ2+ inclusive. Join Brien to learn how to make sure you are sending the right message.

Learning Goals:

  • How to make your recruiting process inclusive of LGBTQ2+ communities
  • Attracting LGBTQ2+ talent
  • Engaging students and emerging professionals


  • Talent Acquisition Professionals
  • Human Resources
  • Inclusion and Diversity Professionals

Brien K. Convery (He /Him /His), National Director, Early Talent Communities and Inclusive Recruitment, Royal Bank of Canada

Brien Convery is an accomplished, results-driven executive professional with over 30+ years of diversified and progressive experience spanning a wide range of industries and disciplines both in the private and public sectors around the globe.

Brien is the voice and advocate of diversity, inclusion and belonging as the National Director, Early Talent Communities and Inclusive Recruitment at the Royal Bank of Canada. He engineers people-centric recruitment strategies and plans focused on the attraction and engagement of early talent and inclusive recruitment of self-identified Women, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, LGBTQ+, Women and Persons with Disabilities.

Brien consults with a number of post-secondary and industry advisory boards in support of the overall student learning experience. He is a multi-award winning student experience maker, speaker, podcaster and a published thought leader featured in the Toronto Star, American Banker, Dell Technologies, The Financial Pipeline and CERIC Careering Magazine.

As Podcaster and Producer, Brien hosts his #CoffeeWithConvery Podcast on Anchor® by Spotify with the hopes of inspiring the next generation of students and young talent. The podcast series includes students and grads sharing their favorite emojis to personal challenges to how they have navigated the high school to post-secondary to work transition.

Brien went to school at the University of Hartford, Connecticut and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Management and Operations.

This event is exclusive for employees of our Proud Partners and Community Partners. If you would like to register after the deadline, please send an email to info@prideatwork.ca.


13 October
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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