Professor Dilshad Sheikh named "I&D Leader of the Year” finalist


Demonstrating her hard work and commitment to making positive change to an international audience, Arden University’s Deputy Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic) and Dean of the Faculty of Business, Professor Dilshad Sheikh, been named an “I&D Leader of the Year” finalist for the World 50 I&D Impact Awards 2024.

World 50 Group, a global community of business leaders from the most respected and influential companies, has named Dilshad as part of an impressive shortlist for the 2024 awards, celebrating outstanding achievements in inclusivity, equity, and diversity across corporate landscapes around the globe.

Dilshad has been shortlisted in the category for I&D ‘Leader of the Year’; recognising "the senior-most inclusion and diversity leader who empowers their team, inspires progress for the organization, and is committed to delivering meaningful and measurable results."

‘I’m delighted to have been named on such a prestigious list of finalists alongside so many other exceptional international leaders,’ said Professor Dilshad Sheikh.

‘To be celebrated for my work globally is incredible and I am so grateful and privileged for the outstanding support from all of the academic and professional teams across Arden University for their invaluable work as we drive progress on our DEI initiatives and goals. Thank you to the Impact Awards judges for recognising our collective efforts.’ 

The winners of the 2024 I&D Impact Awards will be named in March, at an international ceremony taking place in Miami, Florida. 

To find out more about the shortlist, click here