Parbej Ali to be awarded He For She Man of the Year at the 10th Divas of Colour Festival
London, UK – 5 Feb 2024 – Divas of Colour International Women’s Forum is pleased to announce that Management Consultant and Strategic Innovation Expert, Parbej Ali will be honoured as the “He for She Man of the Year” at the 10th Divas of Colour International Women’s Festival on March 16, 2024.
Parbej’s 15-year career has revolved around fostering inclusive leadership and empowering underrepresented voices in the corporate world, particularly in finance and banking. His expertise lies in navigating complex transformations that prioritise diversity and equitable practices, dismantling barriers, and creating pathways for diverse talents to flourish.
Faustina Anyanwu, Co-founder and CEO of Divas of Colour said: “Parbej is a true champion of the ‘He for She’ movement. His dedication to mentoring, knowledge sharing, and building an inclusive corporate landscape where every voice is heard embodies the spirit of this award.
Parbej particularly has been a great supporter of Divas of Colour Forum, engaging with our programmes as speaker and mentor on our various activities, events and programmes.”
Parbej said: “I am truly honoured to be considered for the He for She (Man of the Year Award) for my contributions to the Divas of Colour Forum. It is incredibly humbling to be recognised in this meaningful way, especially for a cause and community to which I am so passionate.
Accepting this award fills me with both gratitude and strengthens my commitment to advocating for and supporting leadership and empowerment amongst women of colour. I am delighted to accept and would be pleased to provide a statement for the press release. Thank you once again for this prestigious recognition. I look forward to continuing our shared efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in all spheres.”
Beyond his impressive portfolio, Ali holds qualifications from Loughborough University, the London School of Economics, and other institutions. He is also an accredited Coach and Mentor from the University of Cape Town and an award-winning Professional Mentor, dedicated to raising the consciousness of emerging leaders and fostering an environment of growth and development.
Parbej’s award recognises his unwavering commitment to empowering women, minorities, and early career professionals, making him a powerful role model for men as allies in the fight for gender equality.
Parbej will also be speaking at the Festival’s conference-themed, ‘Walk Your Worth’.
Join the Divas of Colour International Women’s Festival on March 16th to celebrate Parbej Ali and a host of inspiring women from around the globe! #DivasofColour #HeForShe
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