Roster of Independent Practitioners

Ethical Associates Inc. maintains a roster of diverse human rights lawyers, equity practitioners and adjudicators who work independently and are available to serve as dedicated neutrals in the resolution of complex disputes. Please contact us if you wish to retain any of the independent practitioners on our roster.

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Evelyn Myrie
Consultant, Trainer, Group Facilitator

As a champion of equity and inclusion practices, Evelyn has a solid track record of addressing anti-Black racism issues and has provided strategic guidance to academic institutions and public sector agencies on creating more inclusive work and learning environments.

Evelyn Myrie is an anti-racism trainer, coach, keynote speaker and a passionate, results-driven professional with a breadth of leadership experience in both the public and not for profit sectors.

 

She is a former Regional Director at Status of Women Canada, where she worked for 18 years to administer government-funded programs at a regional level, provided strategic and technical advice to equity-seeking groups, and supported action and innovation to advance women’s equality in Canadian communities.

 

As the first Black woman to chair Hamilton’s Status of Women sub-committee, Evelyn successfully lobbied City Hall to implement gender-neutral language practices that triggered the change from aldermen to councillors and led the effort to successfully conduct Hamilton’s first women’s safety audit, which resulted in the city’s adoption of policies and processes to improve designs to enhance women's safety in public spaces.

 

Evelyn is the former Executive Director of the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion, a community agency dedicated to advancing equity and inclusion practices across the city of Hamilton. She has also served as the Director of Peel Region’s Newcomer Strategy Group where she led the creation of the region’s first immigration planning table and the development of the immigrant settlement plan for Peel.

 

As a champion of equity and inclusion practices, Evelyn has a solid track record of addressing anti-Black racism issues and has provided strategic guidance to academic institutions and public sector agencies on creating more inclusive work and learning environments.

 

Graduating with a Mass Communications degree from the University of Windsor, and with over 20 years’ experience in the areas of anti-racism, equity and inclusion, Evelyn continues to promote equitable cultures and learning outcomes in a variety of institutional and community settings.