Manpreet has a deep passion for creating spaces for equal opportunities for women of culturally diverse backgrounds. Manpreet’s vision of the world is a place of unity and connection where individuals understand the similarities between who they are while celebrating their differences. She is furthering this mission as the Founder and CEO of Veza, which creates safe spaces and builds a deeper sense of belonging within organizations and communities through the lens of diversity and inclusion in a global market.
Manpreet has over 15 years of diversity and inclusion consulting, leadership coaching, human resources and community development expertise. Through Veza, she has worked with notable organizations globally including: UN affiliate: Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, UN Women, City of Vancouver, University of British Columbia, 7-Eleven, Terramera, as well as a host of tech and biotech companies, and non-profit organizations. Manpreet has designed and led workshops and trainings both in-person and online in the areas of diversity/inclusion, women in leadership, human resources and coaching. Further, Manpreet has held positions as a Board Member of the British Columbia Institute of Technology Alumni Board of Directors, past Board Member of Royal Roads University, and has served on various arts and health boards. Manpreet is a contributing author to Forbes, a twice contributing author to Chicken Soup for the Soul and a contributing author to the best selling Amazon book—365 Days to the Soul. Manpreet holds a Masters in Organizational Management and resides in Vancouver.