Dr. Wendy Cukier is a Professor at the Ted Rogers School of Management and she also teaches in the graduate program on Public Policy. As the Academic Director of the Diversity Institute, her work has focused on exploring discrimination, hate and violence against under-represented groups as well as strategies to promote inclusion. She is also co-founder of the Coalition for Gun Control, a network of more than 200 organizations ranging from police to women’s groups and one of the founders of the International Action Network on Small Arms which has been active in global efforts to combat trafficking and misuse of firearms. She has received many awards including the Meritorious Service Cross, one of Canada’s highest civilian honours. She holds a PhD, an MBA, an MA and honorary doctorates from Laval and Concordia. In 2000 she was named one of 100 alumni who shaped the century by the University of Toronto.