Charity Speakers – Canada

People who do not identify as White or Male

Chief Executives, Exec Directors and Founders

Jennifer Bernard: President & CEO Women’s College Hospital Foundation – @jenn_berns

Stachen Frederick: Award Winning Community Developer. ED of Frontlines Toronto and Founder of BrAIDS for AIDS – @stachennaomi


Sarah Ali: Digital Organising Lead at Mobilisation Lab – @sarahalidigital 

This is what David Hibbs said about Sarah, “There some people I just know are going to bring real, positive change to the world – Sarah Ali is one of them. Her passion for fostering social impact, championing equity in the nonprofit sector, and developing effective digital campaign strategies is only matched by her drive to transform that passion into truly impactful results.”


Gerri Nakirigya Lutaaya: Community Educator and Equity Advocate –  @GerriLutaaya

Specialities: Fundraising, Donor Relations, Event Planning, Program Development, Public Speaking, Social Media, Youth Engagement

Helen Choi: Fund Development and Communications Consultant – view Helen’s website – @iamhelenchoi

Jas Jhooty: Fund development & project management expert focusing on strategy, analytics & stakeholder impact reporting – LinkedIn profile

Mpumi Nobiva: Leader in Residence at NationBuilder – @mpumi_nobiva

Preeti Gill: Prospect development professional – @SoleSearcherPR 

Tanya H Rumble, CFRE: Inclusive Fundraising Professional and Public Sector Leader – @rumbleth

This is what Sara Musa said about Tanya, “As a young professional from a diverse background newly entered into the fundraising world, I’m grateful to have met Tanya who has been providing me the guidance and mentorship I need in order to succeed in my career. Tanya is so kind, insightful, and is full of warm energy and great ideas! She truly is a dynamic force!

White people who do not identify as Male


Cindy Wagman: President and CEO – The Good Partnership – a consulting firm with lots of small charity clients – LinkedIn profile

Jen Love: Owner/Partner at Agents for Good – @agentjenlove

Kimberley MacKenzie, Owner at Kimberley MacKenzie and Associates – @kimberleycanada

Leah Eustace: President at Blue Canoe Philanthropy – @LeahEustace

Maeve Strathy: Fundraising Strategist at Blakely, Inc – @fundraisermaeve

Vanessa Chase Lockshin: Founder at The Storytelling Nonprofit – @vanessaechase

Have you been inspired by a speaker who is not on this list? Let us know.

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