About bhasin consulting inc.

Building a More Diverse, Inclusive and Empowered World

Our core values permeate all of what we do: excellence, innovation, disruption, authenticity, professionalism.

At bci, we are committed to delivering cutting-edge diversity programming and consulting services that help to create more inclusive workplaces, where women and diverse professionals can thrive and rise to the leadership ranks by being who they are.

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Our Story

bci was founded in 2010 by Ritu Bhasin, after she had spent over ten years on Bay Street in the legal profession in Canada — first as a litigation lawyer and then as the director of legal talent at a preeminent Canadian law firm.

During her seven years in talent management, Ritu was actively involved in a range of initiatives, in both Canada and the US, to advance equity, diversity and inclusion in key talent management areas. All of this work gave her a front row seat to both the strengths and challenges that arise in creating more inclusive workplaces.

The catalyst for launching her consulting practice was the realization that she had been minimizing core aspects of her cultural identities in order to advance in her career in corporate Canada. In deciding to start a diversity consulting firm, Ritu wanted the freedom to bring more of her authentic self to her work, but also wanted to influence the discourse and pedagogy in the diversity and inclusion space. And hence, bci was born!

Since then, bci has become a global leader in providing diversity and inclusion programming across a range of areas, and we have now worked with hundreds of world-renowned global organizations across industries. Ritu and her team continue to focus on pushing the envelope to create change within organizations by providing practical, impactful and innovative programming.

Meet the bci Team

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Ritu Bhasin, LL.B. MBA, is the Founder and President of bci. Recognized globally for her diversity and leadership expertise, Ritu has received a number of awards and distinctions for her work. She has extensive experience in delivering programming, speaking, consulting and coaching across a range of talent management areas with a focus on equity, diversity and inclusion, anti-racism education and leadership development.

Our Associates

Our Operations Team

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Ashley Gerling

Digital Marketing and Communications Manager

Rita Kim

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Administrative and Marketing Assistant

Silvia Li

Client and Administrative Coordinator

Alyse Runyan

Director of Operations

  • Ritu’s relatable, energetic style and engaging honesty begs your attention, and her deep expertise guarantees learning and growth. She makes the audience feel smart and complicit in advancing the ball on diversity and inclusion efforts.

    Shari Tivy

    Former Chair, Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, Association of Legal Administrators (ALA)

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Racism is not a new issue.

In this moment of heightened stress, longstanding social inequities have been thrust into the spotlight. It is more important than ever for leaders, mentors, sponsors and team members to take action and step up as allies.

Get in touch to learn about our allyship and anti-racism training and how it can benefit the equity, diversity and inclusion efforts within your organization.