Women in Construction

Hydro One’s Vivian Yoanidis recognized for embodying “the essence of DEI”

April 25, 2024
By Anthony Capkun Avatar photo
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Electrical Business Magazine

April 23, 2024 – Vivian Yoanidis, senior manager, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Hydro One, has been named this year’s Agent of Change by Electricity Human Resources Canada. Congratulations!

“Vivian truly embodies the essence of DEI, and its principles deeply influence her approach to leadership, decision-making, actions, and interactions,” said Michelle Branigan, EHRC’s CEO, when presenting the award. “She is one of the most genuine people working in this industry, and it is our privilege to honour her with this esteemed award.”

A highlight of EHRC’s flagship event “Agents of Change”, the award celebrates an individual who has made significant contributions to advancing DEI in the Canadian electricity industry.

Held April 10, the event “Agents of Change” brought together leading industry speakers to showcase innovative initiatives and strategies aimed at bolstering diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the electricity sector.

Vivian Yoanidis is joined by previous Agent of Change award recipients Nirav Patel, Atura Power and Joanna Osawe, Women in Renewable Energy, along with Michelle Branigan, Electricity Human Resources Canada. Photo: A. Capkun.

EHRC is Canada’s leading provider of trusted HR research intelligence for the electricity sector. Its primary role is to strengthen the ability of the Canadian electricity industry to meet current and future workforce needs.