Ritu Bhasin

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Ritu is the President of Bhasin Consulting Inc, and is recognised globally for her inclusion and leadership expertise. She has extensive experience in delivering programming, consulting, and coaching, across a range of people management areas, with a focus on leadership development, diversity & inclusion, and the advancement of women. 


Ritu Bhasin is an award-winning speaker, consultant, author and internationally recognised expert in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), authentic leadership, anti-racism, and personal empowerment for people from equity-seeking communities.

As Founder and President of bhasin consulting inc. (bci), Ritu has worked with hundreds of top organisations and senior leadership teams around the world and, as a professional speaker, she has presented to hundreds of thousands of people globally and is known for being a passionate advocate for authentic leadership, belonging, allyship, psychological safety, and empowerment.

Ritu is also a certified cultural competence coach, and a certified neuro-strategies coach who has personally coached over a thousand people. Her fierce commitment to teaching others to live, work, and lead more authentically comes from her journey with racist childhood bullying, cultural confusion, and the constant pressure to conform.

Ritu’s book, The Authenticity Principle: Resist Conformity, Embrace Differences, and Transform How You Live, Work, and Lead, unveils a cutting-edge framework for living and leading more authentically, and reveals insights from a range of leaders who have overcome barriers to being authentic. Her international bestselling book We've Got This: Unlocking the Beauty of Belonging, is a guide on how to heal, thrive, and stand in your power in the face of hate and hardships.

Ritu spent ten years in the legal profession, first as a litigator, and then as a human resources leader. She is also a yoga and mindfulness teacher and practitioner, and lives in Toronto, but travels all over the world to eat, swim, hike, dance, and work.


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