Alden E. Habacon is an accomplished diversity and inclusion specialist, public intellectual,
consultant and speaker in the area of multiculturalism in Canada, and diversity in media and the
workplace. He coined “Multiculturalism 2.0” in 2007 and currently speaks on “Multiculturalism
In 2010, Alden was appointed Director, Intercultural Understanding Strategy Development for
the University of British Columbia (UBC).
Between 2004 and 2010, he was the Manager of Diversity Initiatives for CBC Television. He has
also been publishing Schema Magazine (SchemaMag.ca) since 2004, and is the co-founder of
the Asian Canadian Journalists Association (ACJA) of Vancouver.