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About


Rumeet Billan, PHD

Learning architect
Perspective building. potential raising. possibility thinking.

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About


Rumeet Billan, PHD

Learning architect
Perspective building. potential raising. possibility thinking.

ABOUT

Dr. Rumeet Billan is an award-winning, internationally recognized entrepreneur, learning architect, speaker, author and humanitarian. Her mission is to raise potential by designing experiences that build resilience.

Dr. Billan is the President and CEO of Viewpoint Leadership and an expert on Psychological Capital and Resilience. She completed her PhD at the University of Toronto and has designed and facilitated programs, courses, and training sessions across industries and sectors. Her talk on The Future of Education at TEDx in Halifax, Nova Scotia was highly lauded and later adapted into a workshop for Ontario students.

Dr. Billan has been twice named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network and has been featured in Forbes, The Globe and Mail and The Financial Post. She recently authored Who Do I Want To Become? a book for anyone, of any age, who has been stumped by the question of what they’re going to be when they grow up. She also led the groundbreaking national research study on The Tall Poppy Syndrome which reveals the impact of the silent systemic syndrome on women in the workplace.

Through her work, Dr. Billan provides a platform that encourages youth, women, communities and organizations to envision what could be possible. Since 2004, she has contributed to social impact initiatives that improve access to and the quality of education in North America, South America and Africa. In addition to building schools, supporting scholarships, breakfast programs, and soccer tournaments, her vision led to the creation and development of a teacher’s college in rural Kenya. She is the National Ambassador for Not Myself Today®, an initiative of the Canadian Mental Health Association that aims to transform workplace cultures. Dr. Billan continues to support causes and lead initiatives that promote human welfare.

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Ventures


INITIATIVES

Ventures


INITIATIVES

Viewpoint Leadership provides learning, training and development solutions through the delivery of programs, courses and training sessions. The company is1 of 60 global training partners with Multi-Health Systems and provide certification training for use of the EQ-I 2.0 and EQ 360 assessment tools. 

Who Do I Want To Become? is a book for anyone, of any age, who has been stumped by the question of what they’re going to be when they grow up. This book is available in English, French, Spanish and Braille. Free lesson plans, worksheets and a parent guide can be found here.

The Tallest Poppy is a groundbreaking research study created, designed and led by Dr. Billan, in partnership with Thomson Reuters and Women of Influence. The aim of this study is to identify and examine the causes, impact and solutions to this silent systemic syndrome.

National Ambassador for Not Myself Today®, an initiative of the Canadian Mental Health Association that aims to transform workplace cultures.

Impact is at the core of each business, initiative and project. To date, impact includes building 3 schools and a teachers college, delivering over 250 backpacks and supplies, supporting 120 scholarships and 5 soccer tournaments, building a library, funding 2 full year breakfast programs and 52 uniforms and textbooks for orphans in all parts of our world. This is just the beginning. 

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Publications


PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS

Publications


PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS

AS FEATURED IN

Dr. Billan is a contributor for the leadership channel on Forbes.com and has been featured in The Globe and Mail, Thomson Reuters, HR Professional Now,The Canadian Teacher Magazine, Global Citizen Digest, Metro News, Huffington Post, City Life Magazine, and Educon among other publications. Select pieces include:

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Awards


AWARDS

Awards


AWARDS

Select Honours and Awards include:

Leaders and Legends Award, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 2016

Arbor Award, University of Toronto, 2015

Desmond Parker Outstanding Young Alumni Award, University of Toronto Mississauga, 2014

Honouree, Sikh Centennial Foundation, 2012

Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award, Women’s Executive Network, 2008 & 2011

Canadian Ambassador, FIFA World Cup, 2010

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Speaking


BOOK DR. BILLAN

Speaking


BOOK DR. BILLAN

Dr. Billan designs learning experiences that build resilience. As a learning architect, she has created and developed programs, courses and training sessions for the private, 'for purpose' and public sectors, including prestigious universities in Canada and abroad. She has been sought after for speaking engagements and is represented by National Speakers Bureau. Dr. Billan continues to receive national and international coverage for the work that she is engaged in related to leadership, psychological capital, emotional resiliency and transforming cultures at work.

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Contact


CONTACT

RBILLAN@VIEWPOINTLEADERSHIP.CA

Contact


CONTACT

RBILLAN@VIEWPOINTLEADERSHIP.CA