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Annahid Dashtgard

As Co-Founder of Anima Leadership, Annahid is a diversity and leadership consultant with over 25 years experience designing and leading change on individual, organization and system levels.  Annahid has managed national campaigns, advised on policy and led many organizational development initiatives. Her memoir Breaking the Ocean: Race, Rebellion and Reconciliation (2019) cemented her as a leading voice in Canada on issues of immigration, racism and diversity. She regularly writes and speaks on these issues, including published pieces in the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and CBC.  Annahid lives in Toronto surrounded by more books than she will ever read, always on the lookout for the next good story. 

City: Toronto, Province/Territory: Ontario