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EmployABILITY Business Breakfast: the Economics of Inclusion
October 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am ADT$30
In recognition of October being Disability Employment Awareness Month – DEAM, we invite you for breakfast on October 7th as we discuss the Economics of Inclusion.
Join us for EmployABILITY Business Breakfast with special guest Mark Wafer!
Mark Wafer is a disability rights activist. Until recently he was the owner of six highly successful Tim Hortons locations in Toronto. During his 25 years in the business Mark employed over 200 workers with disabilities in all areas of the operation including senior management. At any given time approximately 17% of his workforce identified as having a disability.
Mark is an internationally recognized expert on the economics of inclusion. He is an advisor to governments around the world and is responsible for Canada’s national disability employment strategy.
Mark has received many awards and recognition for his work most notably from her majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. He was inducted into the Canadian Disability Hall of Fame in 2014
Mark is also a Motorsports enthusiast, former race car driver and 2008 Canadian historic sports car champion.