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Zaman: Community Leader and List

zaman: They were chosen from 75 finalists, with the list of 10 selected by a combination of nearly 60,000 online votes and a round of judging, according to The Chronicle Herald. Zaman was recognized as a community leader and speaker on topics of racism, feminism, bullying, poverty and Islamophobia. Presented by Canadian Immigrant magazine and sponsored by RBC Royal Bank, the 2018 list of winners also included educator and father of three NHL stars Karl Subban and diversity advocate Senator Ratna Omidvar. Working with 13 different not-for-profit organizations, she's helped raise 200,000 for Syrian refugees through the United for One Association, and has taken part in the Diverse Voices for Change Halifax initiative to increase the number of women from diverse communities involved in local government decision-making. ( As reported in the news.