EDI Webinar

EDI Webinar. 
Jul 25, 2024 12:00 PM Eastern Time. 

Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are increasingly becoming deciding factors in grant application funding success. Funding agencies are want to support holistic projects with comprehensive, meaningful, and actionable EDI plans. This workshop focuses on what is an EDI framework, what are the best practices for incorporating EDI into research projects, and how to communicate this information into project grant applications.
Presented by:

Tera Ebach

Tera Ebach is a Research Analyst at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. She has worked at the University for 7 years in various finance and research administration roles. Tera holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Saskatchewan and a Master’s in Regenerative Sustainability where her research was directed to equity, diversity and inclusion in conservation organizations. In her research administration work, she has reviewed hundreds of Equity Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) plans in grant applications and assisted researchers with incorporating EDI principles and plans in to their research projects and communicating these plans in their grant applications.  

Tera has given multiple presentations on EDI and how to incorporate it into research projects and grant applications. She also presented at CARA’s 19th annual conference “Compliance Dressed Up as a Service” and was part of the Research Acceleration and Strategic Initiatives Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion working group for close to 3 years.


Karen Mosier  

Karen E. Mosier is a Research Coordinator/Navigator for the Department of Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. Karen has her BA in Psychology and MSc in Pharmacy. Karen has over eighteen years’ experience in research administration. Karen is also the author of the self-help book entitled Soft Skills and Professional Tips for the Office.  

Karen has been a CARA member since 2010. Karen completed her Certificate in Research Administration through ARMA in 2017. She is a member of Mohawk College’s Research Administration Program Advisory Committee. Karen is also a co-chair of CARA’s Professional Development committee and serves on the CARA Executive. She is also an instructor at Mohawk College for the Certification in Research Administration program and has taught the Funding Proposal Development course for the last 3 years. 

Karen was the recipient of the Dan Chase Distinguished Service Award – Priority Initiatives in 2018, the Community Builder Award in 2019, the Spirit of Kindness Award in 2020, and the Research Management Excellence Award in 2021. Karen appreciates all the professional development opportunities available through CARA and cherishes all the wonderful relationships she has made through her volunteer activities with CARA.

Event Date: 25 Jul 2024 | City: | Venue: Online