Kate Edwards

Executive Director, Association of Canadian Publishers

Kate Edwards is Executive Director at the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP), the national voice of Canada’s independent English-language book publishers. Kate leads ACP’s government relations and advocacy program, and oversees the association’s communications, professional development, and marketing initiatives. An active participant in industry initiatives, Kate sits on the boards of eBOUND Canada, Work In Culture, and Canada FBM2020, the organization that will present Canada as Guest of Honour at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair.

kate's Sessions

Diversity in Canadian Book Publishing: Findings from the ACP’s 2018 Baseline Survey

Over the summer of 2018, the Association of Canadian Publishers conducted a baseline survey to measure the diversity of the Canadian book publishing workforce. This session will share highlights of the survey’s findings, identify existing initiatives that are building inclusive workplaces, and explore possibilities for future efforts in this area.