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Centre for Equity and Inclusion

Sheridan values diversity and strives to create an equitable and inclusive place to study and work. We can achieve this by:

  • Sharing responsibility for respecting others’ rights and dignity, and working to remove barriers
  • Committing to ongoing awareness and education about equity issues
  • Ensuring that Sheridan policies and practices meet or exceed legislative requirements

What CEI does


  • Advise on making your events, practices, and policies more equitable, accessible and inclusive
  • Provide guidance on inclusive language for documents and publications
  • Address concerns of sexual violence and gender-based violence


  • Develop customized workshops and presentations for classes, student clubs or work teams
  • Design awareness campaigns on equity issues
  • Partner with student and employee groups to develop educational events on topics related to equity and inclusion

Complaint resolution

  • Advise on conflicts related to harassment and discrimination
  • Offer mediation and other alternative dispute resolution services
  • Conduct investigations into concerns of harassment and discrimination

Contact CEI

If you have an inquiry/concern and would like to make an appointment, please contact us.

Tel: 905-845-9430, ext. 2229

Please let us know if you require information about the accessibility of our service or to receive documents in an accessible format or with communication supports.

The CEI team

Jane Ngobia
Vice-President, Inclusive Communities
Ext. 4182

Cherie Robertson
Director, Human Rights and Equity Initiatives
Ext. 2915

Margaret Sanderson
Manager, Accessibility and Inclusion
Ext. 2775

Jennifer Davis
Intake Coordinator
Ext. 2229

Alicia Sullivan
Intake Coordinator
Ext. 8388

Lianne Kendall
Sexual Violence Response Specialist
Ext. 8430

David Gibson
Dispute Resolution Officer
Ext. 2351

Resources and links

Please find links below to resources that are related to equity and inclusion. This section will be evolving. Please check back frequently.

Annual reports

Disability and accessibility

Gender and sexual diversity

Indigenous (First Nations, Metis, Inuit) People

People of colour, race, ancestry, place of origin

Religious, Indigenous and spiritual observances

Sex, sexual harassment

Tip sheets

3 policies you should know

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