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Diversity Leads

Women & Racialized People in Senior Leadership Positions

Greater Montréal Area | 2019

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This report analyzes the representation of women and racialized people in senior leadership roles in Greater Montreal. The Diversity Institute collected data on the number of women in senior leadership positions in each of these sectors, as well as the number of racialized people in leadership roles within in the following sectors:

  • public
  • corporate
  • voluntary
  • education
  • hospitals
  • elected officials
  • appointments to agencies, boards and commissions (ABCs)

The study focuses on the state of leadership diversity in Greater Montreal, Quebec. The analysis is based on data collected in 2019 from 2,537 individuals in senior leadership roles in organizations across these seven sectors.

The seven sectors are further broken down into sub-sectors, and comparisons were made both between and within the sectors. DiversityLeads concludes the report with recommendations on best practices to advance women and racialized people into senior leadership positions.

report cover with montreal skyline