Dr. Roselle M. Gonsalves

Head of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at ATB Financial

Roselle M. Gonsalves is the Head of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at ATB Financial, a regional financial instition in Alberta, where she heads up the strategic initiatives to weave equity and inclusion into all aspects of the organization’s endeavours. Roselle’s work in the field of EDI is underpinned by 10+ years of working and teaching in the areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion; and within diverse sectors including social services, consulting, and post-secondary. Roselle holds a Master’s degree from the University of Toronto in Gender & Sexual Diversity Studies and Religious Studies, and earned her PhD at the University of Calgary in the study of transnational immigrant identity, Canadian multiculturalism, and intersectionality. Roselle is a queer, racialized, immigrant settler woman, who makes her home in Treaty 6 territory. She approaches her work with a sense of humour, and a reflexive, intersectional, anti-oppression, anti-racism framework to allow for more inclusive ways of understanding the world.