Canada 150 Profiles: Princess Alexander

As part of our celebration of Canada’s 150th, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Princess Alexander Current role in the sector: President of Alexander Learmond consultancy, Vice-Chair, Entrepreneurship and Strategy Program Advisory Council, Ted Rogers School of…

Canada 150 Profiles: Lisa Weatherhead

As part of our celebration of Canada’s 150th, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Lisa Weatherhead Current role in the sector: Atlantic Region Executive Director of Cystic Fibrosis Canada Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:  I…

From Confusion to Co-Creation:  Bridging the Community-Academy Divide in International Research Collaboration

Research collaborations are almost always seen as desirable. Studies that compare practices across international boundaries and that engage researchers and practitioners require individuals to relate to one another across a vast array of cultures, languages, professional practices, and research expectations. Such partnerships can in turn produce new skills and expertise, improve access to funding, and…

Canada 150 Profiles: John Wong

As part of our celebration of Canada’s 150th, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: John Wong Current role in the sector: Fund development and non-profit management consultant. Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:  13…

Canada 150 Profiles: Mark Aikman

As part of our celebration of Canada’s 150th, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Mark Aikman Current role in the sector: Director of Development and Communications at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre What was your first…

Canada 150 Profiles: Sarah Kerr

As part of our celebration of Canada’s 150th, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Sarah Kerr Current role in the sector: Executive Director, SchoolBOX Inc. Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:  14 years volunteering and…

Canada 150 Profiles: Debra Kerby

As part of our celebration of Canada’s 150th, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Debra Kerby Current role in the sector: President and CEO, Canadian Feed The Children Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:  Eighteen…