Zabeen Hirji: Toronto is diverse but not as inclusive as it could be

Zabeen Hirji: Toronto is diverse but not as inclusive as it could beToronto exemplifies multiculturalism, but struggles with inclusion and equality of opportunity.

“Having diversity is interesting,” said Zabeen Hirji, chief human resources officer for the Royal Bank non-commitally. “It’s when you do something with it that it becomes powerful.”

She had put her finger on one of the biggest challenges facing this city: moving from diversity to inclusion.

As a woman, an Ismaili Muslim and an immigrant from Tanzania, Hirji is acutely aware of the difference. Many Torontonians are not.

via Toronto is diverse but not as inclusive as it could be: Goar | Toronto Star.

Author: ismailimail

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