June Business Breakfast

Thu Jun 06 2024 at 07:30 am to 09:00 am

Consulate General of Ireland, Vancouver | Vancouver

Consulate General of Ireland, Vancouver
Publisher/HostConsulate General of Ireland, Vancouver
June Business Breakfast
Join the Consulate General of Ireland for our monthly Business Breakfast. Please note that this is an in-person only event.
About this Event

Join us for our June Business Breakfast with guest speaker, Mariat Jibril, Regional Manager 2SLGBTQ+ Business Development Pacific & The Yukon at TD Bank.

June marks Pride Month in Ireland, and the start of the three month Pride Season in Canada. In recognition of this, June's installment of the business breakfast will focus on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB). Mariat Jibril will share insights into the evolution and future of DEIB initiatives in the workplace and highlight the impact, challenges, best practices, the role of leadership and call to action.

Mariat Jibril

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Mariat Jibril is a vibrant force in the realms of personal development, business excellence, and advocacy for diversity, equity, inclusion, and mental health. As the Regional Manager 2SLGBTQ+ for BC & The Yukon at TD Bank, Mariat passionately advances the Bank's 2SLGBTQ+ business agenda, promoting financial awareness through inclusivity and intersectionality.

Establishing herself as the CEO and Founder of Mij Consulting in November 2023, Mariat shines as a DEIB Consultant, Ideation Specialist, Global Speaker, Lived Experience Consultant, and Mentor. Her impactful advocacy in mental health and DEIB, coupled with her ability to foster genuine connections and drive transformative success in business, sets her apart.

Recognized by esteemed figures like Hon. Ministers Mary Ng and Patty Hadju, Mariat's empowerment of women in business is noteworthy. Her organizational acumen was evident during a successful project dedicated to women, drawing substantial media attention and a large audience.

A sought-after Keynote Speaker, Panelist, and Moderator, Mariat graces prestigious events such as the Forbes Global Alliance 2023 Interplay Summit, showcasing her inspirational leadership and ability to engage in crucial discussions.

Her recently published book, "IMADE: Whispers of Hope," available on Amazon resonates globally, offering wisdom and insights to readers. The book's impact has earned Mariat a personal letter of commendation from the Hon. Minister of Women and Gender Equality and Youth, solidifying her position as a transformative leader.

Beyond her professional achievements, Mariat is a committed philanthropist, contributing her time and expertise to impactful volunteer work in Vancouver, BC, nationally and internationally. She is also a valued member and Moderator for the Canada Chapter at ForbesBLK, enhancing her dedication to fostering inclusive communities.

Mariat's 25-year career in banking and finance across Ireland, England, and Canada reflects her blend of academic prowess and practical expertise. Her journey, marked by nominations and accolades, including being a two-time Finalist Business Advocate for CGLCC, speaks volumes about her commitment to making a positive impact.

Mariat holds an Executive MBA from Athabasca University. A certified Life Coach. Housing Practitioner with the Chartered Institute of Housing, England. BA Hons. English and Literature from University of Benin.

Mariat affectionately refers to herself as a Chief Happy Officer, spreading the message that happiness is an inside job. She enjoys is a dedicated sweet tooth and cafe hopper, alongside her passions for music, horse riding, meeting new people, and fostering connections. As a mother of three grown children, one of whom is neurodivergent, Mariat's personal journey adds depth to her multifaceted contributions.


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Consulate General of Ireland, Vancouver, Canada


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