Dr. Judith Hayes is the Executive Director of Employment Solutions for Immigrants/Manitoba Start. Dr. Hayes expertise lies in workforce development, as well as diversity and intercultural competence in the workplace and community. Over the past 20 years, Dr. Hayes has developed a comprehensive understanding of business, newcomer and employee development strategies through the management of human resources/organizational development divisions, the development of a national training organization and delivery of education at the university/college level. Ms. Hayes has also consulted on and developed human resource solutions, diversity programs and training across Canada and internationally.