We are grateful to have the dedication and support of many senior leaders across Canada who lead by example through their workplace teams.
Here are a few of the reasons why they walk.
“The work of the Foundation has really meaningful impact on the lives of so many who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity to lift themselves out of poverty.”
Ajay Mundkur, Senior Vice President, Toronto Region at Scotiabank & Executive Champion, Aga Khan Foundation Canada
“I feel I’m a part of a movement with the organization.”
Alyssa Barry, Senior Associate at Sandpiper Group & Corporate Engagement Volunteer, World Partnership Walk Vancouver
“I know that when I’m a part of the Walk I am part of something much bigger than myself and I’m supporting real development.”
Derek Gent, Executive Director at Vancity Community Foundation & Vancouver City Co-Chair, Aga Khan Foundation Canada
“Organizing a workplace team is a great way to get others engaged in the cause.”
Fiaz Basaria, Director, Brokerage Credit and Client Service, Capital Markets, Wealth Management Operations at CIBC & National Chair, World Partnership Walk Canada
“I’m a better leader in my professional life than I was before I started volunteering for the Foundation.”
Imran Jivraj, Director at Macro Property Management & World Partnership Walk Toronto Chair
“You don’t have to have stripes to excel and show leadership. For young professionals, this is a great way to lead a team and be an ambassador.”
Firdos Somji, Senior Vice President, Integration and Change, International Banking at Scotiabank & Executive Champion, Aga Khan Foundation Canada
“I walk because, by walking, I know I’m making a difference.”
Ally Tharani, Partner at KPMG Enterprise & Executive Champion, Aga Khan Foundation Canada