Jenny Gulamani-Abdulla

WRC Distinguished Alumna Award Recipient 2012

WRC Award Recipients


Jenny is president of her own immigration consulting firm and has more then 17 years of experience in immigration law.  Jenny is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant recognized by the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Governments of Canada, and a member of the International Bar Association, with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from University of Calgary, and, a Juris Doctor degree in Law from California.  To Jenny, immigration to Canada is not only about submitting a case, it is about altering lives of individuals and families that will forever change their direction. 

Jenny is of South Asian descent, born in Africa.  At age 10, her family immigrated to Canada.  She was educated in Canada and the United States.  She is currently pursuing her Masters in Law at the University of London.  Jenny is married with two children.  As a visible minority and a woman, practicing in a still male-dominated field, Jenny believes that a sense of balance and continuous education is required for one to overcome challenges and truly thrive in today’s society. 

Jenny serves as the first vice president at the Business and Professional Women's Club of Calgary where programs improve the economic, employment and social conditions of women.  In her work, whether it is with widows, women at risk, or pregnant wives longing to be re-united with their husbands, Jenny shows compassion by providing women with access to justice they might not otherwise be able to afford.  Concern for others is at the heart of everything Jenny does.