Awardees 2021 Fatema DadaCounsel, Ontario Human Rights Commission – Leadership Award Fatema Dada, the recipient of the leadership Award graduated from Windsor Law in 2007. From 2007 to 2017, Fatema worked at the Crown Law Office with the Ministry of the Attorney General’s Office, specializing in civil litigation. Fatema then served as a Senior Policy Advisor to then-Attorney General, Yasir Naqvi, before being named Counsel to the Ontario Human Rights Commission, where she focuses on issues of Racial Profiling and Discrimination within policing. Nav DhillonSenior Fraud Technology Consultant & Founder of 1iCollective – Rising Star AwardNav Dhillon the recipient of the Rising Star Award, attended York University for a Political Science Degree with the aspiration to go to law school. Unfortunately, Nav was injured in a freak accident where she was hit in the face with a beer bottle. At the age of 20, Nav lost half of her eyesight. As Nav adjusted to life with an artificial eye, she was inspired to go back to school and completed an MBA from Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. ElsaMarie DSilvaFounder, Red Dot Foundation – Inspiration AwardElsaMarie DSilva the recipient of the Inspiration Award, left a successful career in the aviation sector where she was Vice President Network Planning at Kingfisher Airlines and went on to became the founder and CEO of the Red Dot Foundation, a United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) accredited non-profit Mumbai–based organization that works to end violence against women. Pinki Gosal, Monal Patel, Gargi PatelVasanti Cosmetics – Innovation AwardPinki Gosal, Monal Patel, Gargi Patel Co-Founded Vasanti Cosmetics in 1998 and are the recipients of the Innovation Award. Vasanti Cosmetics began as a story of sisterhood, driven by the lack of South Asian representation in the beauty industry. Vasanti Cosmetics launched its first three products over 20 years ago with inclusivity in mind. They quickly became a coveted Canadian beauty brand that delivers high-quality skincare and products for all skin tones, types, and ages.