Sharifa Khan named as one of 18 finalists

Of the 6,400 women entrepreneurs nominated in this year’s Women of Influence’s 2017 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards, Sharifa Khan has been selected as one of the 18 finalists.

Khan, the president and CEO of Balmoral Multicultural Marketing. She and the 17 other women were chosen from industries including: finance, technology, construction, hospitality and health services.

Khan is up for the TELUS Trailblazer Award, a category that searches for Canada’s top trendsetters. The finalists and ultimate winner of this award must have recognized a new market, product, service, technological advancement or opportunity and led the way.

“When I started Balmoral 28 years ago, I saw a wave of immigrants coming to Canada – all of whom looked forward to building their lives here as Canadians and while I knew there was an important communications need there, it was just a seed of a dream,” said Khan.

The RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards will be announcing its winners at this year’s 25th Annual Awards Gala on Wednesday Nov. 22 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. To date, this premier national awards program has received over 75,000 nominations, and selected 

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