Who are the panelists ?

 Hirji Zabeen Diversity & Inclusion Trailblazer, Business-oriented Human Resources Leader, Strategic Advisor, Community Leader, Change Maker, Role model & mentor - and the proud mom of two young adults
Zabeen Hirji
Special Advisor and past Chief Human Resources Officer, Royal Bank of Canada
Zabeen is Special Advisor at RBC and from 2007– 2017 was Chief Human Resources Officer covering 80,000 employees in 35 countries. She also had responsibility for Brand, Communications and Corporate Citizenship and was a member of RBC’s Group Executive. She is a recognized change maker, and received the Governor General's meritorious Service Medal for advancing diversity & inclusion, is a Catalyst Canada honouree for Championing Women and Minorities and a WXN Top 100 Most Powerful Women Hall of Fame inductee. As both champion and challenger on diversity & inclusion she is a senior-level advisor to governments and not-for-profits, a speaker and media commentator.