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Sandi's Professional and Personal Profile

EMPOW WORD Inc. is a mediation, training and development firm that prides itself on its “people-focused” consulting services. EMPOWWORD staff bring over 30 years experience in providing advice to managers, facilitating groups and delivering workshops to staff at all levels, designing and delivering training sessions, and successfully mediating conflict.


Sandi Bell, the founder and President of EMPOWWORD is a highly respected expert with over 30 years experience in the areas of human rights, anti-racism and equality. Through both her employment and volunteer pursuits Sandi has been a student and educator working with others to improve the welfare of those who experience the “isms” (such as racism, sexism, ableism, ageism, etc.) that continue to exist in our society. Sandi is regularly sought-out based on her reputation, knowledge of, and sensitivity to Canada's diverse communities and the challenges they face.

As a female, an individual of African-Canadian and Aboriginal-First Nations heritage, as well as a person with a physical disability, Sandi’s passion for these issues are both professional and personal.

EMPOWWORD offers consulting services in the areas of: