Leadership Coach & Facilitator
Tina Walter is an ex-international athlete and a retired executive federal public servant who served the public for 30 years. She decided to join the federal public service after completing her Master of Arts at Western University and publishing her thesis in the Canadian Journal of Ethnic Studies. During her early years working with the federal government, Tina gained experience in different departments and functions due to her participation in the Management Trainee Program.
Tina’s specializations include mentoring and coaching, leading effective and cohesive policy, program and research teams, facilitation and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Tina is a believer in continuous learning and as such, she successfully obtained her Cornell University Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion in 2020.
Tina has been a sought-after presenter and panelist on DEI for many organizations within the Canadian public and not-for-profit sectors and at the international level. Topics have included: DEI 101; the development of an inclusive organizational culture; understanding anti-Black racism; 2SLGBTQ+ lived experiences; intersectionality; and servant/character leadership. She has also facilitated several team sessions on DEI and recently served as an advisory member of the City of Ottawa’s Anti-Racism Advisory Table, resulting in the inaugural passing of an Anti-Racism Strategy.
“Diversity is a fact. Inclusion is a choice.”