Congratulations to two Canadian Muslim women who have received the country’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 award, in recognition of their efforts in the society.
Working as chief operations officer in Walmart Canada, Nabeela Ixtabalan oversees the operations and performance of Walmart Canada’s 400-plus stores, Muslim Link reported.
She is one of The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business 2022 Top Executives and has nearly 20 years of leadership and business development experience with Walmart, IKEA and Starbucks Coffee.
Nabeela has a dual degree in marketing and supply chain management and distribution, and a master’s in industrial and organizational behavior and design.
The certified executive coach was recognized in the category of “Canadian Tire Community Impact,” which honors women who strive to make a difference in their communities.
Aiza Abid Too
Aiza Abid is a passionate children’s rights advocate, Plan International Canada youth ambassador, Master of Public Policy candidate, and founder of international charity Aiza’s Teddybear Foundation.
Through her foundation, as an intern at the UNICEF East Asia & Pacific Regional Office and advisory board member at Ascend Canada, Aiza helps youth realize their rights and freedoms through service-based learning, storytelling and social impact activities.
Abid was recognized in the category of “RBC Future Launch Future Leaders.”
The category recognizes five exceptional young women, between 15 and 29 years old, who are transforming their communities through innovation, collaboration and courage.
Muslims are getting recognition for their tremendous works and positive contributions in different aspects of life.
The Forbes 30 Under 30 2021 published its list of honorees for the year 2021 which included 10 young Muslims.
A CBC-documentary “14 & Muslim” also shed light on the journey of young Muslims to success in its episode in 2019, highlighting the challenges facing their transition to adulthood.