Dr. Georgette Zinaty, MBA, MSc, DBA
Dr. Georgette Zinaty joined Corporate Class Inc. as a Senior Consultant in 2020. She brings her expertise in Diversity and Inclusion to our leadership consultancy and training initiatives.
Dr. Zinaty has been an executive and senior leader at the University of Toronto. An alumna of the University of Toronto, Dr. Zinaty holds a Bachelor degree in English and Political Science, a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Liverpool, a Master’s of Science from the Henley School of Business and a certificate on “Leading Strategic Change within Organizations” from Harvard University.
She holds a Doctorate in Business Administration—a joint program with the Rotman School of Business and the Henley School of Business. Dr. Zinaty’s research focuses on business leadership, diversity, inclusion and the future of leadership.
Dr. Zinaty has worked at the University of Toronto for more than two decades, where she’s held numerous leadership positions. Most recently, she served as Executive Director of Advancement in the Faculty of Engineering.
Previously, as Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus (UTSC), the University experienced significant gains in alumni engagement, innovative new programming, positioning—and exceeded its campaign goals.
Under her leadership as Director for the University of Toronto Awards and Honours in the Office of the Vice President, Research, the University and its faculty realized significant gains in both international recognition key performance indicators.
Dr. Zinaty is a strong advocate for leadership and inclusion within organizations. She founded and spearheaded an annual Leader-2-Leader conference to foster discussion on topics impacting the workforce.
Dr. Zinaty has also served on a number of boards including the University of Liverpool Advisory Board where she was the only woman and only international representative. She has been an active member of the Business Excellence Awards Committee of the Toronto Region Board of Trade.
Dr. Zinaty has been a frequent panelist and a public speaker, including a TEDx talk. In 2018, she was named an “Immigrant Woman of Inspiration” by the publication Canadian Immigrant.
Dr. Zinaty may be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org