Dr. Georgette Zinaty

Dr. Georgette Zinaty

Executive Vice President

Corporate Class Inc

Dr. Georgette Zinaty is currently the Executive Vice-President at Corporate Class Inc and Practice Lead for their Center for Diversity and Inclusion. Dr. Zinaty holds a Bachelor degree in English and Political Science, a Master of Business Administration degree, a Master’s of Science and a certificate on Leading Strategic Change within Organizations from Harvard University.

She holds a Doctorate in Business Administration—a joint program with the Rotman School of Business and the Henley School of Business. Dr. Zinaty’s research focuses on business leadership, diversity, inclusion and the future of leadership. Dr. Zinaty is also a Professor at Western University as well at the Rotman School of Business.

Dr. Zinaty is a strong advocate for leadership and inclusion within organizations. She founded and spearheaded an annual Leader-2-Leader conference to foster discussion on topics impacting the workforce. She is a frequent contributor and thought leader to Forbes on issues of leadership, inclusion and business. Dr. Zinaty’s research is noteworthy with novel findings in the area of women and leadership, diversity and inclusion.

Dr. Zinaty has been a frequent panelist, keynote and a public speaker, including a TEDx talk, and most recently at the World Diversity in Leadership Conference alongside Martin Luther King III, world leaders and Julia Gillard Former PM of Australia.

In 2018, she was named an “Immigrant Woman of Inspiration” by the publication Canadian Immigrant and has been recognized by the Premier of Ontario and Federal Members of Parliament in Canada for her volunteerism and work in the community. She also recently launched a non-profit called WHEW! Women Helping Empower Women and published a book on the scarcity of women and diversity in leadership called Why Not YOU? where 100% of all the profits go to support WHEW!