Salima Ebrahim is the Head of External and Intergovernmental Relations with the City of Edmonton. Prior to joining the City of Edmonton she was the Executive Director of the Banff Forum, a national public policy organization whose mission is to reinvigorate public debate in Canada and strengthen the country through engaging leaders from diverse backgrounds and industry sectors, and came to that role after spending a number of years as a management consultant with Deloitte in Toronto. She is also a former fellow with the United Nations High Commissioner of Human Rights.
Salima currently sits on the board of Pier21, Canada’s Immigration Museum and is vice-chair of the Inspirit Foundation. She has received several awards for her public service leadership including being a Top 40 under 40, and a National Women Who Inspire recipient awarded by the Canadian Council of Muslim Women. Salima is bilingual and has her undergraduate degree from the University of Alberta and a master’s degree from the London School of Economics.