The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Dr. Srimanta Mohanty
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm


Learning objectives:

• Awareness of discrimination in Canada

• Development of attitudes and skills for dealing effectively with discrimination

• Knowledge of community resources for helping newcomers to address discrimination

Facilitator: Dr. Srimanta Mohanty, CEO - Social Planning Council of Peel

Dr. Mohanty has over 20 years of experience in research and project management in Canada, Asia and Africa. Dr. Mohanty is a professor at Sheridan College, an adjunct professor at York University’s School of Social Work, the CEO at the Social Planning Council of Peel, a Field Supervisor for graduate students in several Canadian universities, and the past president of the Rotary Club.

Social Planning Council of Peel (SPCP) is an independent, non-profit organization that promotes social justice by facilitating citizen participation in the identification of social issues and in the planning and implementation of collaborative actions to address those issues.

Dr. Mohanty has published one book (A Comparative Analysis of the Gender Inequality in India and China) and implemented more than 160 community research projects over 10 years. In addition to his doctoral degree, Dr. Mohanty holds a M.A. from the University of Western Ontario (Canada), a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from the Schulich School of Business at York University (Canada), a Master of Law in Population Sciences from Beijing University (China), a Master of Population Studies from the International Institute for Population Sciences (India), and a M.A. in Statistics from Utkal University (India).