109 - Moving from Representation to Inclusion ft. Manpreet Dhillon

March 15, 2024


In today’s episode of What’s Wrong With: The Podcast, we are excited to be talking with equity and inclusion advocate: Manpreet Dhillon! Manpreet is a certified Personal and Executive Coach, Human Resources Professional, and Internal Auditor who uses her skills and expertise to create strong organizational cultures and provide economic empowerment to equity-deserving groups - among which as Founder and CEO of Veza Global. Her experience in community development, knowledge transfer, project management, and gender mainstreaming sets her apart as an expert in the field. 

With over 20 years of experience in leadership, coaching, human resources, and change management, Manpreet focuses on creating systemic change to address institutionalized inequalities through representation from the communities being served. As a settler, born in Canada with parents from India, and someone living with invisible disease, Manpreet is a powerful advocate for others who live with it too.

Manpreet ranked #15 globally on the 2020 EmPower Ethnic Minority Future Leaders list and is a contributing author to Chicken Soup for the Soul, Forbes, Thrive Global, and CHRP People Talk. 

She also serves as an Ambassador with the Women's Enterprise Center and was a Business Coach for the Entrepreneurs with Disabilities program. In 2018, she led one of the first trade missions held by a private company, guiding women entrepreneurs to Croatia to further the mission of increasing exports by women entrepreneurs. 

Manpreet has held positions as a board member of the Canada India Education Society, liveBIG Society, British Columbia Institute of Technology Alumni Board of Directors, was a past Board Member of Royal Roads University, and has served on various arts and health boards.

Mentioned in this episode:

Manpreet Dhillon on Linkedin:http://linkedin.com/in/manpreetdhillon

Veza Global on Linkedin: http://linkedin.com/company/vezaglobal 

Manpreet Dhillon on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/iammanpreetdhillon

Veza Global on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/veza.global 

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