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A Zoom screenshot of Mante and 2 other Black Women speaking for Black History Month.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH FIRESIDE CHAT

Mante spoke to hundreds of professionals across Canada during a fireside chat hosted by Employment and Social Development Canada’s Black Employee Network entitled “Black History Month – Where are you ‘really’ from? Beyond the Underground Railroad: The unheard stories of Black Canadians”.
February 2024

Mante facilitates an interactive workshop to a full room of educators.

OTTAWA-CARLETON ELEMENTARY TEACHERS' FEDERATION OF ONTARIO

At the annual Ottawa-Carleton Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario session, Mante facilitated an interactive workshop to a full room of educators on strategies to talk to students, staff and parents on hate and racism.
February 2024

Mante delivers a talk on Strategies for Advancing Racial Equality and Inclusion in the Workplace.

DOJ POLICY SECTOR'S TOWN HALL

At the Department of Justice Policy Sector’s annual Town Hall, Mante delivered a talk on Strategies for Advancing Racial Equality and Inclusion in the Workplace.
January 2024

PALESTINE PANEL DISCUSSION

Over 1,000 people registered for a free panel discussion, Palestine: International Humanitarian Law, The Rule of Law, and Trauma on December 18th, 2023. Mante, along with renowned author and trauma expert, Gabor Maté, Francesca Albanese, the UN Special Rapporteur on the occupied Palestinian territories, Dr. A. Kayum Ahmed, Ketty Nivyabandi, Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada, and Ishat Reza, an employment lawyer facilitated the event.

ROTMAN-ICD BOARD DYNAMICS PROGRAM

In November 2023, Mante was a guest speaker for the The ICD-Rotman Board Dynamics Program (BDP).

DOJ INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE GROUP

Mante delivered a session with the DOJ on Anti-Racism, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Workplace.
17 October 2023

BREAKING BARRIERS AND BUILDING INCLUSIVE BOARDROOMS: WHAT WE NEED TO DO AS WOMEN LEADERS

Boards identify “diversity” as a key objective in succession planning and recruitment but don’t take the time to understand what it means to cultivate an environment where Indigenous and equality-deserving board members can thrive.

IGNITING THE INFLUENCE OF INDIGENOUS AND RACIALIZED LAWYERS AT THE FOREFRONT OF PRACTICE

Mentorship and sponsorship are crucial for career advancement. This article discusses how mentorship has helped lawyers in their career progression.

GOVERNANCE PROFESSIONALS OF CANADA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Mante attended the Governance Professionals of Canada annual conference in Prince Edward Island. She was part of a panel where she talked about DEI approaches to board recruitment and retention.

Members of the Ontario Bar Association's (OBA) Career Accelerator program

LEADING THE OBA CAREER ACCELERATOR PROGRAM

Mante celebrated the commencement of the Ontario Bar Association’s (OBA) inaugural Career Accelerator program. Following her appointment as the OBA’s Innovator in Residence, Mante designed the program for Indigenous, Black and other Racialized lawyers to advance their participation in three emerging areas of law: artificial intelligence, ESG, and fintech.

BGC OTTAWA'S BOARD OF DIRETORS AND SENIOR LEADERS KEYNOTE

Mante gave a keynote to BGC Ottawa’s Board of Directors and senior leaders where she spoke about DEI Governance with Purpose.
April 2023

LAW SOCIETY OF ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

Innovation and technology for gender equality in the legal profession.
8 March 2023

BLG KICKS OFF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY WITH DEI CONSULTANT MANTE MOLEPO

Mante Molepo, DEI consultant, joined BLG’s Ottawa office to kick off International Women’s Day and help raise the profile of Women’s Business Network

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY SPECIAL EVENT

The Women’s Business Network is proud to present this year’s International Women’s Day Event – Joining us for a fireside chat is Mante Molepo, an award-winning community leader, speaker, and advocate for equity and inclusion in the workplace, and at every table. 

ONTARIO SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS' FEDERATION KEYNOTE

OSSTF Keynote on February 17 on the Dangers of a Single Story in Education.

CREATING PROCUREMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Black businesses can benefit from federal contracting opportunities.

CHANGING CAREERS IN LAW

Alternative careers have always existed in the legal profession. It’s just that lawyers have way more freedom today to do what they really want.

KEYNOTE TO THE SMALL BUSINESS INFORMATION EXPO

Keynote to the Public Services and Procurement Canada Small Business Expo on January 25th 2023

OBA NAMES NEW INNOVATOR IN RESIDENCE

MANTE MOLEPO TO LAUNCH AND LEAD CAREER ACCELERATOR PROGRAM

Mante Molepo has been named the 2022-23 Ontario Bar Association Innovator in Residence and will lead the association’s new career accelerator for Indigenous and racialized lawyers in emerging areas of law.

OTTAWA HOSPITAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS

In June 2022, Mante was elected to the Board of Governors of the Ottawa Hospital.