BIO: Neelam Sahota

Neelam is the Chief Executive Officer of DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society, a non-profit organization providing settlement and integration services to newcomers primarily in the areas of Surrey, Delta, Langley and White Rock. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant and an alumna of Simon Fraser University. She has had extensive experience in both the corporate and the government sectors in her career. She is an active community volunteer and holds director positions on several boards and advisory councils. Her passion lies with creating community impact through resource connections, innovative economic drivers and values-based community partnerships. Neelam was the recipient of the 2014 Surrey Board of Trade Women in Business Award in the Not for Profit Leader category. Neelam resides in Surrey with her husband and three children.