Salima Rawji who as Director of Development at Build Toronto combines her community interests with her real estate development expertise to collaborate and drive forward well-designed projects that support business dynamics while providing livable, animated spaces. Salima shows her commitment to community through service on the boards of the Homes First Foundation and CivicAction and has also acted as chair of the Investment Committee for RISE Asset Development. Salima has supported rising leaders as a former Co-Chair of the Emerging Leaders Network (ELN) and former CivicAction DiverseCity Fellow.
"Great city regions like the greater Toronto & Hamilton area, are a product of the richness of its people, diversity of their individual perspectives and strong leadership," says Rawji. "I am proud to accept this award and work with an organization like CivicAction that promotes diverse collaboration and collective leadership, driving innovation that benefits us all."