Nomination: Deena Harji

Place of work: CHU de Bordeaux

Deena Harji exemplifies what you expect from a colorectal surgeon: competent, intelligent, innovative and hard working. These traits are what every surgical trainee should aspire to and I highly recommend her for recognition. She is a game-changer and will be a leader in the field of surgery.

I worked with Deena through her leadership of The Dukes’ Club. She is an exceptional leader and I’m sure she will be a continue to be an inspirational leader for the surgical community in the future.

An outstanding surgical leader, dedicated to embracing new technology to improve surgical outcomes. She is the definition of lift as you climb supporting and mentoring other female surgeons as she blazes the trail. Academically forging ahead with improving advanced cancer service delivery. A true inspiration