Shahzia Noorally

Shahzia Noorally (she/her) is a senior HR professional based in Calgary, AB who is on a personal mission to change the HR industry, challenging the norms around how great cultures should be built and infused to make high performing, engaging and authentically diverse workplaces. She’s a proud introvert, personal branding nerd and someone who really believes in the power of social media to elevate both conversations and results for people and businesses. She is a published writer, speaker, and blogger and holds both a Bachelor of Management degree from the University of Lethbridge as well as a Masters of Education degree from the University of British Columbia. She currently works as a HR Business Partner for FortisAlberta where she partners with leaders across the organization to think strategically about organizational development, performance and talent management. Prior to joining Fortis she spent nearly 6 years at ATB Financial where she worked in a variety of progressive HR roles, including leadership of the talent acquisition team and leading strategy and programming around talent attraction, onboarding, recruitment technology along with diversity and inclusion. When she’s not working, you can find her building her side hustle, the Colour Gap (, a podcast focused on career strategy advice and insight for women of colour.

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