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We can do more about discrimination than name-blind hiring | Kimia Fleming

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 @ 8:51 AM | By Kimia Fleming

When the news broke that a Toronto law firm would be participating in name-blind hiring, I should have been more thrilled than I was.

Although I wasn’t born in Canada, I’ve had the privilege to grow up here, and learn English and French, while having a fresh perspective on Western culture and norms. I’ve studied hard, networked and have always had a job since I was 16 (even if it meant unpaid volunteering experience), along with a well-written resumé, so why wasn’t I being considered for...