150 Profiles: Ray Solotki

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, 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: Ray Solotki Current role in the sector: Executive Director of the Inuvik Community Greenhouse, in Inuvik, NWT Years working and/or volunteering in the…

150 Profiles: Maggie Hodge Kwan

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, 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: Maggie Hodge Kwan Current role in the sector: Planning, metrics, and evaluation consultant Years working and/or volunteering in the nonprofit sector: 13 years….

150 Profiles: Ajeev Bhatia

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, 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: Ajeev Bhatia Current role in the sector: Program Animator, Laidlaw Foundation Years working and/or volunteering in the nonprofit sector: Eight years. What was your first…

150 Profiles: Kris Archie

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, 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: Kris Archie Current role in the sector: Executive Director, The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada Years working and/or volunteering…

150 Profiles: Rudayna Bahubeshi

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, 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: Rudayna Bahubeshi Current role in the sector: Communications Manager at Inspirit Foundation Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:  I started volunteering formally…

150 Profiles: Itoah Scott-Enns

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, 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: Itoah Scott-Enns Current role in the sector: Director, Arctic Funders Collaborative Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:  2.5 years. What was your…

Reconciliation in Philanthropy: Learning By Doing

In Dene culture, preparing fish requires careful and acquired skills with a knife. I watched an elder a few times before picking up the knife to try myself. I hesitated, but the elder told me “you just have to do it, it’s the only way to learn.” I was embarrassed when I mistakenly cut through…