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Karen R.Mock,

Dr. Karen Mock was born and raised in Toronto.  She was educated at the University of Toronto, earning her Ph.D. in Applied Psychology in 1975.  Dr. Mock is a certified teacher and educational psychologist, specializing in human rights, hate crime and diversity issues, widely acknowledged as oneof the foremost Canadian authorities on multiculturalanti-racist education, and well known as a dynamic lecturer and workshop coordinator


In 2001 Karen Mock was appointed Executive Director and CEO of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, a federal crown corporation.  Prior to her 4 years with the CRRF, she served 12 years as National Director of the League for Human Rights of B'nai Brith Canada and also as Executive Director of the League's Human Rights Education and Training Centre.  Dr. Mock had also worked for over twenty years in psychology and teacher education at the University of Toronto, Ryerson Polytechnical University and York University. Considered a pioneer in the field, she was responsible for the first course in multicultural teacher education in Canada.


Karen Mock assists organizations and agencies in the public and private sector with management and staff development programs, and the development of equitable recruitment and employment policies.  She spearheaded the development of the National Youth Antiracism Network, several youth leadership training programs, and Women in Leadership seminars.


Dr. Mock received the International Women's Day Award from the Women's Intercultural Network in 1999,.  She was named to the Who's Who of Canadian Women in 1995, and designated a Woman of Influence by the University of Saskatchewan in 2005. She received the Excellence in Race Relations Award from the Human Rights Council of the Ahmadiyya Movement of Islam in Canada, was a recipient of the Sikh Centennial Foundation Award for Civil Liberties Advocacy, and was named an Eminent Woman of Peace by the Department of Peace Initiative and Voices of Women in Ottawa. Dr. Mock is included as one of the 100 worldwide "Everyday Freedom Heroes" for her human rights and antiracism work, in a permanent display at the Freedom Center in Cincinnati, the U.S. National Museum to the Underground Railroad.


In 2009 Karen Mock was acclaimed as the Liberal Candidate in Thornhill for the next federal election

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4 Lunch & Learn Events

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Well all of you are in for a real treat. Dr. Karen Mock, a well known speaker in the Thornhill area, has agreed to speak about women's issues in a 4 week Lunch & Learn Series at four different locations.

You can choose to attend all 4 events or 1 event.  Your choice - four completely different talks happening so you can learn something new at each event.

Simply register by clicking your option below.  Please scroll to the bottom for a special offer if you register for all four. Or register individually.

Brawna Levy
POWE Chapter Director

Women in a Multicultural World
An introduction to the series, and an interesting overview.  Where have we been?  Where are we now?  Where are we going?  Defining the issues both Locally and Nationally.

Event Info
Wed February 9th, 2011
Ferraro's Restaurant
1118 Centre St.
Thornhill, ON

Pay Now  Feb 9th - Lunch & Learn $15 + HST
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Workplace Harassment
How to recognize bullying in all its forms...Do's and Don'ts for handling it.

Event Info
Wed February 23rd, 2011
Commerce Gate Dynasty Cuisine
505 Highway 7 East, Commerce Gate #238
Building B (HWY 7 & Leslie area)
Thornhill, ON

Pay Now  Feb 23 Lunch & Learn $15 + HST

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Women's Rights are Human Rights 
After so many years why aren't the ISm's WASm's.  Speaking the same language on sexism, racism, antisemitism, Islamophobia and heterosexism.

Event Info
Wed March 9, 2011
Indian Kitchen
7330 Yonge St (Corner of Clark Ave & Yonge)
Thornhill, ON

Pay Now  March 9 Lunch & Learn $15 + HST
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Human Rights & Diversity in the Workplace
Putting policies into practice and Issues into action.  Skill building for Canadian employers, managers and employees.

Event Info
Wed March 23, 2011
Karoon Iranian Restaurant
5 Glen Cameron
Thornhill, ON

Pay Now  March 23 Lunch & Learn $20 + HST
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Register for all 4 weeks in the Lunch & Learn Series and receive a $10 discount.
You must register for all 4 Lunch & Learns and must be done prior to the first Lunch & Learn date February 9th, 2011

Pay Now  Lunch & Learn 4 week Series $55 + HST
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Offer Expires: Monday February 7th, 2011