The All-in Diversity Project has appointed Shelley White, CEO of Canada’s Responsible Gambling Council, to its advisory board, She is the latest addition to the board which already includes Susan Hensel, Jan Jones Blackhurst, Richard Schuetz, Sue Schneider and Holly Cook Macarro.
The All-In Diversity Project is an industry-driven, not-for-profit, initiative to benchmark diversity, equality and inclusion. The organization is a recognized global resource for gender, diversity and inclusion for the betting and gaming sector with an aim to make the global industry more inclusive with real actionable tools and data.
White is one of Canada’s foremost visionary leaders who has dedicated her life and career to empowering organizations that create better futures for thousands of people in their communities. In 2017, she became the CEO of the RGC which is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to problem gambling prevention. She leads the organization in its mission to promote responsible gambling and reduce problem gambling.
Over the last 30 years, White has held a variety of executive positions in the non-profit sector for Canada’s most recognized and trusted national institutions, including United Way, Kidney Foundation of Canada and the YMCA.
“We are so delighted to have Shelley join us – her deep knowledge of the industry as well as a passion to see it improve and thrive is invaluable to the project,” said said Co-Founder Kelly Kehn. “Her addition to our board means a great expansion into having a voice in Canada and pushing diversity and inclusion in this territory.”
Co-Founder Christina Thakor-Rankin added: “Social responsibility is a key to the long-term sustainability and reputation of our industry. To have an individual who understands this in every which way imaginable is more than we would dare to have hoped for and consider ourselves very fortunate indeed, and very keen to capitalize on the insight and expertise Shelley brings.”
On her latest role, White noted: ““I am very pleased to join the All-In Diversity Project Advisory Board. I look forward to working with this dynamic group of leaders on this vital industry initiative. Creating diverse, equitable and inclusive organizations and communities where individuals feel valued, included and can thrive is extremely important to me. I have been involved in this work for 20 years. I have seen first-hand the extraordinary difference it makes in people’s careers and lives.”