Join Dorothy & Veronica as they spotlight the DEI journey.
Dr. Dorothy Nyambi is the President and CEO of MEDA. Dorothy leads MEDA’s global corporate strategy and implementation. Dorothy’s 25+ years career in the international and entrepreneurial sectors is informed by her unique life experiences working on the ground in developing countries (long-term development and humanitarian), with a lifelong focus to ensure women and girls are not left behind. Passionate about gender equality and inclusion, Dorothy has been a leader and founding member of Gender Summit Africa (Cape Town 2015 and Kigali 2018); member of AWID for the past 15 years; board director, Kigali Collaborative Research Centre (KCRC) – Carnegie Mellon University; member of the Board Room Africa focused on mentoring and getting young African women into governance roles across the continent though selection, training and mentoring.
Veronica is a seasoned talent management professional who is a specialist in Diversity and Inclusions. Her clients rave about how Veronica is able to instill others to change their behaviours towards a more diverse and inclusive workplace. Veronica is a former VP HR for UNICEF Canada where she led a team to dramatic success creating a diverse and inclusive workplace way ahead of her time. Veronica is also a former Professor at Seneca College where she taught Human Resources for several years to emerging leaders. Veronica is known to be a challenger of the status quo, with an ability to influence and create practices that are people-centric—to ultimately foster and celebrate diverse and inclusive workplaces.