Gulamani-Abdulla, Jenny - Expert

Gulamani-Abdulla, Jenny


Skills Women Migrants and Global Citizenship 

BPW Canada, Club Calgary

BPW International Executive Secretary 2021-2024

Past President of BPW Calgary, Past President of BPW Canada




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Current Role at BPW International

BPW International Executive Secretary 2021-2024, Taskforce Chairperson, Women Migrants and Global Citizenship (2018-2020).

Previous Roles at BPW International

Selected as One of the Twenty Delegates (D20) at CSW 63, CSW 62, and CSW 60

Member of the Legislation Committee

Previous Roles at BPW Canada


First Vice President

Provincial Liaison

Other Role

Co- Founder of Canadian Federation For Citizenship

Professional Work Experience

Over 25 years of experience specializing in the area of Immigration Law and Procedures

Professional Affiliations

Member of The International Bar Association (IBA)

Member of the Human Rights Law Committee of the Legal Practice Division of IBA

Member of the Women Lawyers’ Interest Group of the Public & Professional Interest Division of IBA

Member of The Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council


Northwestern California University, USA – Juris Doctor in Law – 1994

University of Calgary, Canada – Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy – 1991


“Iconic Woman” Award by the Women Economic Forum - 2017

One of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network - 2013 

Distinguished Alumna Award by The University of Calgary - 2012


Over 25 years of professional work experience in the area Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship. Member of the International Bar Association. Named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network. Co-founder of Canadian Federation For Citizenship. Subject matter expert on Immigration and Citizenship at His Highness The AgaKhan Council for Canada’s National Settlement Portfolio. Past President of the Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women.