Saadia Muzaffar is a tech entrepreneur, author, and passionate advocate of responsible innovation, decent work for everyone, and prosperity of immigrant talent in STEM.
Saadia is such a force for positive change. She tackles hard, uncomfortable topics with clarity and empathy. It’s incredibly difficult to change a culture. Even when everyone agrees on the need to improve, it’s easy to get defensive. Saadia understands this, she doesn’t hide from it. Her calm presence and thoughtful approach help you address that discomfort, and grow from it. If you have an opportunity to work with her, you absolutely need to
Women are woefully under-represented in the fields of science and technology and in the business community. That’s why it is so important to hold up women like TechGirls Canada’s Saadia Muzaffar—who have been successful in both areas—as shining examples to Canada’s next generation of science and tech professionals. I hope everyone here is as committed to women in STEM as Ms. Muzaffar.
Saadia consistently displays the kind of confidence and integrity that most people strive for on their best days. As a moderator and speaker, she is articulate and direct, and in the same breath compassionate and graceful. Saadia’s depth with the complex topic of diversity, inclusion and equity allows her to provide audiences with nurturing yet candid guidance as they discover new information in this arena that demands much more active discourse than it receives.