Maya Toussaint

Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging advocate, LinkedIn Expert, Personal Branding & Culture Specialist

Maya Toussaint is an ex-LinkedIn employee with over 9 years of recruitment management and HR experience in both Montreal and Toronto and more recently working with start-ups on employee experience and culture management. Her five years working with global organizations while at LinkedIn in Toronto brings insight into how companies, from the start-up to the international giant, recruit and retain employees.

She brings humour and real-world context to individuals looking to network and stand out in their job search.  She currently works at Rio Tinto in Recruitment Marketing, managing their social media platforms and writing copy to drive awareness to help the recruitment team.
Maya has presented on varied subjects and customizes content depending on the audience.

The most popular themes are
• Beyond the LinkedIn Profile: Tips and Tricks to stand out online and market yourself as a brand
• Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging: creating safe spaces for employees to thrive
• Culture Building for Leaders

Maya launched a Employee Resource Group at LinkedIn (Black Inclusion Group) and is a founding council member of the Concordia University Black Alumni Network.
Maya is based on Montreal, Quebec - fully bilingual and loves to travel.

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