Salima has held senior leadership positions at top global companies including Accenture, Northrop Grumman, Marriott International and BAE Systems. In those roles, she was instrumental in helping inform the strategic direction of Talent Management and Organizational Development functions, while delivering highly effective and impactful leadership and organizational design and development solutions to internal and external clients.
Salima has served on the board of directors for the International Coaching Federation DC and is the Mentor/Advisor for the Virginia Tech Executive MBA program. Salima excels at developing innovative solutions to challenging problems and enabling clients to capture maximum efficiencies and growth. She is known for her partnership with leaders to transform organizations and drive business results in fast-paced, competitive markets.
Salima has an MBA from the George Washington University, and a B.S. Honors in Management Science & Statistics from the University of Maryland, College Park. She received her leadership coaching training at the prestigious Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership. Salima has coaching certification from the International Coaching Federation (ICF), and is certified in a number of assessments including Leadership Circle 360 and Organizational Culture Assessment, EQ-i® 2.0 and EQ360® Emotional Intelligence Assessments, DiSC Behavior Assessment, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) , Wiley’s Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team (5B), Grounded & Conscious Leadership and Predictive Index (PI) . In addition, Salima is experienced with StrengthsFinder 2.0, TKI Conflict Mode Assessment, and True Colors. Salima is also a Society for Human Resources Management Certified Senior HR Professional (SHRM-SCP), and is certified in Designing Organizations from Beeson Consulting, and The New Change Equation from Case Western University Weatherhead School of Management.