Vivian Li currently leads RBC’s Inclusive Recruitment team. In this role, Vivian designs and delivers enterprise wide inclusive recruitment strategy to help RBC build its competitive edge through attracting and attaining an inclusive workforce, with a special focus on talent from diverse communities such as persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples, visible minorities/newcomers to Canada, LGBT+, women, etc. Internally, Vivian promotes inclusive hiring through raising awareness and removing hiring biases through trainings and employee/leadership engagement. Vivian is passionate about her role as it creates innovative win-win solution to bring diversity of thought to the organization she is proud to be part of. As an immigrant herself, Vivian understands the challenges newcomer job seekers face and is committed to paying it forward through her work supporting newcomers finding employment opportunities. Between 2017 to 2019, Vivian and her team has supported over 4000 newcomers in their job searching through DiversityWorksHere RBC event series, workshops, trainings and webinars.
Vivian has over 15 years of experience in HR and HR technology, with a special focus on Diversity and Inclusion, Leadership, Talent Development, HR data analysis and project management. Vivian holds a Master’s Degree from China.