Jana Seijts


Jana Seijts is an award-winning Lecturer of Management Communications at the Ivey Business School at Western University. She is also an EDI consultant and instructor working with the TRACOM Group to help organizations seamlessly merge EDI and Social Style training. She is founder of the Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program. Seijts received her B.A., B.Ed., and M.A. from the University of Toronto and has over 25 years of experience teaching communication courses at Western University, the Schulich School of Business at York University, and the University of Manitoba. Seijts has also taught Gender and Society at Fanshawe College and numerous pre-service teaching seminars in the Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba. Seijts is a bestselling author of business cases, including “When the Twitterverse Turns on You” and “Who Should Take the Fall?” featured in Harvard Business Review, and is co-author of A Concise Guide to Technical Communication and IMPACT! A Guide to Business Communication. In 2020, she won the prestigious Western University USC Teaching Award. Contact: jseijts@ivey.ca


Moving Beyond Window Dressing on EDI

by , Issue: July / August 2021

The jury is still out on whether the corporate world has what it takes to really embrace equity, diversity, and inclusion. Here is how to walk the talk.
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Rethinking EDI Training Amid Today’s Changing Social Consciousness

by , Issue: March/April 2021

Focusing EDI programs on visible behaviours can help make the difference between meeting expectations and falling short or making things worse.