Zabeen Hirji comments on workplace diversity

Zabeen Hirji comments on workplace diversity

When Zabeen Hirji came to Canada in 1974, she never dreamed she would have the career she does today. Although the civil rights movement had pushed equality issues to the forefront, a Tanzanian immigrant like her had little chance of reaching her full potential in the business world.When she started working at Royal Bank of Canada in 1977, the bank had no female or visible minority executives. With some encouragement from one senior manager, though, she persevered, and gradually climbed the ranks. Today, Ms. Hirji sits on RBC’s executive committee as the head of HR.

via Workplace diversity: ‘To win in your market, you need to hire the market’ – The Globe and Mail.

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

One thought

  1. May Mowla bless you with more success n Iman ki Salamati. People like you make Mowla very
    Happy. All our Prayers n good wishes are with you.


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