Leadership Champions

Leadership Champions

We are grateful to have the dedication and support of many senior leaders across Canada who lead by example through their workplace teams. Find out why these leaders rally their colleagues and support the World Partnership Walk, year after year, as they talk the Walk.

 

 

 

 

 

DEREK GENT, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AT VANCITY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, ON IMPACT.

 

“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.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALLY THARANI, PARTNER AT KPMG, ON OPPORTUNITY.

 

“I walk because, by walking, I know I’m making a difference.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALYSSA BARRY, SENIOR ASSOCIATE AT SANDPIPER GROUP, ON WORKING TOGETHER.

 

“I feel I’m a part of a movement with the organization.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMRAN JIVRAJ, DIRECTOR OF PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AT MACRO PROPERTIES, ON EQUALITY.

 

“I’m a better leader in my professional life than I was before I started volunteering for the Foundation.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIKKY LAVJI, SUCCESS NAVIGATOR AT DANTE GROUP, ON BUILDING CULTURE.

 

“The walk is building a culture and environment for us.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fiaz Basaria, Jimmy Wan, and Adil Bharmal from CIBC on giving back.

 

“Organizing a workplace team is a great way to get others engaged in the cause.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Firdos Somji and Ajay Mundkur from the Scotiabank team on making an impact.

 

“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.”