Prime Minister to recommend the appointment of GDX Executive Director Ratna Omidvar to the Senate of Canada
The Global Diversity Exchange is pleased to share today’s announcement of the Prime Minister’s intention to recommend the appointment of Ratna Omidvar, C.M., O.Ont., to the Senate of Canada. For the past thirty years, Ratna has been a tireless advocate for building a more inclusive Canada. Through her work, Ratna has established herself as one of Canada’s foremost experts on migration, diversity and inclusion. Ratna will make an important contribution to the work of the Senate, as an advocate and thought leader on advancing opportunities for Canadian citizens, residents, and newcomers to Canada.
“I’m very proud and humbled by today’s announcement. As Executive Director of Ryerson’s Global Diversity Exchange for the past two years, I’ve learned much about the rich diversity of our campus, city, province and country, and how we engage with the world through our diversity. I hope to bring these perspectives to Ottawa,” said Ratna Omidvar.