Sheliza Jamal



Equity and Inclusion Coach


Founder and CEO of Curated Leadership which is committed to providing training and development to individuals and organizations on fundamentals of equity, diversity and inclusion rooted in anti-oppression principles to inspire awareness, education and action.

Sheliza is an Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT) who brings over a decade of experience in public education teaching and designing and implementing programs and services aimed at addressing inequitable outcomes for underserved communities. She is also a Qualified Administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory® that assesses intercultural competency and growth for individuals and organizations. Sheliza has a background in theatre performance and education and often uses theatre-based techniques to develop a sense of embodied empathy and engage participants in dialogue about oppression.

“Diversity is a reality; Equity is a choice. Curated Leadership will guide you to take action towards inclusion.”

  • Unconscious Bias
  • Identity, Power, and Privilege
  • Anti-racism
  • Microaggressions
  • Inclusive Leadership
  • Allyship (and solidarity)
  • Anti-Black Racism
  • Radical Self Love and Healing
  • Imposter Syndrome

Curated workshops in diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice topics to meet your organization’s needs-With a focus on diversity and inclusion, system leaders will be able to foster a sense of pride and belonging for their organization.

“Sheliza radiates warmth, drawing participants closer and fostering a community of openness. At the same time, she deftly conveys the urgency of the social justice work that underpins her workshops. This unique balance led me to challenge myself and my ideas in an authentic, action-oriented way.”


“I’ve had the pleasure of being a participant in several spaces facilitated by Sheliza Jamal, including a ‘Theatre of the Oppressed’ workshop. Her ability to hold the room, check for understanding, and infuse complex issues into digestible dialogue is exceptional. Her methods have changed my understanding of how movement, physical space, and identity influence our perceptions of power.”


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