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International Women's Day

Championing their great teams, Fairmont Royal York’s leaders credit the women and role models in their lives who encourage them to venture into new opportunities, to listen with empathy, and to lead an inclusive team with an empowering strength of character. Through RiiSE, Accor and Fairmont Hotels & Resorts have a vision to be the most equitable, diverse and multi-cultural organization through limitless career potential across a global brand portfolio. In celebrating International Women’s Day, we celebrate the people in our lives who encourage our aspirations to be limitless.

Meet our extraordinary leaders and learn what International Women’s Day means to them.


"When they say the opportunities are endless, they truly do mean that you can do whatever you want."
Meet Yatan Nizzar, Assistant Director of Talent & Culture

"This is the beginning of a new era when women say Yes for ourselves."
Meet Sabita Beekhoo, Stewarding Supervior

"I'm proud that here we celebrate empowered women."
Meet Anna Iakovleva, Assistant Manager of Library Bar

"She really encouraged me to be myself … She really encouraged me to go for it."
Meet Larissa Cuffy, Secuity Agent

"I was presented with many opportunities to grow personally and professionally within the organization."
Meet Joyce Lin, Assistant Manager of REIGN

"I am very proud to work for a company that puts such emphasis on successful women in leadership roles."
Meet Jade Guinchard, Director of Front Office

"We can continue to work every single day as strong and empowering women."
Meet Katrina Engel, First Cook

"My mother has taught me so many great values. One thing is inclusion. No one can do everything, but everyone can do something. If we utilize everyone's strength, we can achieve one focus together."
Meet Lois Zhang, Facility Manager, Engineering

"My next step might be leading an opening team for one of the many new hotels in Accor's global portfolio."
Meet Kate St. John, Director of Banquets

#BeLimitless #WhyILoveMyJob #IWD2022
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