A warm congratulations to Global Women members Suzanne Snively and Vanisa Dhiru for their contribution and recognition of achievements on the New Year Honours List for 2021!   A happy new year to you all – Ngā mihi o te Tau Hau. Ko te tumanako kei te ora koe.

Ziena Jalil

Partner, SenateSHJ

Ziena Jalil is a business and public sector leader with nearly 20 years working in New Zealand and Asia. A former diplomat, she is now based in Auckland with a focus on international marketing and business development, reputation management, and diversity and inclusion.

Ziena has received several international awards for her work promoting New Zealand trade, investment and education in Asia and advises businesses looking to grow in the region.

She regularly presents and advises on diversity and inclusion, including publishing internationally in the book Workforce Diversity: Global Perspectives.

Ziena is a Director on the Boards of Auckland Tourism, Events, and Economic Development (ATEED), Manukau Institute of Technology, Unitec and the Cancer Society Auckland Northland. She is an Advisory Board Member of New Zealand Asian Leaders; an Established Member of Superdiverse Women; and a Member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.