With an enviable network of influencers and a storied career, her expertise lies in developing strategic PR, communications and social media plans focused on brand experiences, brand awareness and user engagement. Her results-driven, integrated strategies deliver massive results.
Almira co-founded and was Co-CEO of Jive PR & Digital, one of Canada’s top boutique PR and social media agencies, with offices in Toronto, Los Angeles, and Vancouver. Launching her career as a PR Consultant at one of Canada’s leading PR agencies, Wilcox PR, she spent many years working abroad as Head of Global PR at Cobra Beer, one of the UK’s fastest growing beer brands, and also practiced corporate public relations and communications in Australia and in South Africa.
Almira consults and mentors local and global organizations, including the Aga Khan Foundation, Brands for Better, SFU Beedie School of Business and Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE). She is a past board member of Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) and currently sits on the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity Greater Vancouver.
Almira is driven by a passionate desire to see women rise up, both personally and professionally, and to eradicate inequality at all levels.