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As a visible Muslim, have you ever faced discrimination / Islamophobia at the workplace, either at the firm or by clients? Would like to know which country or city you are in as well

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Thanks KPMG 1.

In my 13 years, I have had a few instances where I felt extremely uncomfortable. A few examples:

1- A senior partner jokingly asking if I was part of ISIS.
2- A partner I reported to wanting to know if a mosque opening up in his neighbourhood would drive down property values.
3- Regular references by one partner on how he appreciates Muslims keep women in their place 🙄

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10+ years here and had some uncomfortable moments but nothing too extraordinary. Most memorable is a client contact that was pure anti-Muslim and made it known many times during dinners. Took a lot to bite my tongue with the crap that was spewing out of his mouth.

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Yes, Los Angeles @ the firm

And I’m in Toronto.

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