Breaking barriers: Embracing culture and religion in the workplace

Canada Diversity Virtual event

To watch a replay of this webinar, please click here


In this latest edition of AIMA Canada’s “Breaking Barriers” series, we are proud to present our 7th annual Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion edition, on Embracing Culture and Religion in the Workplace to enhance awareness and provide practical strategies for greater inclusivity.

Topics will include:

  • How to foster culturally-diverse policies and leverage cultural intelligence across teams
  • Education and training to enhance awareness and understanding
  • Navigating religious observances and cultural practices in the community and the workplace
  • Fostering constructive interfaith and cross-cultural dialogue
  • Creating a safe space to recognize individual identities and societal experiences


  • Ela Karahasanoglu, Chief Executive Officer, EKR Total Portfolio Advisory
  • Shara Roy, Chief Legal Counsel, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Leila Rafi, Partner, McMillan LLP
  • Sheron Lau, Senior Wealth Advisor, Research Capital Corporation 


  • Maryam Idroos, Membership & Events Associate, AIMA