150 Profiles: Owen Charters

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: Owen Charters Current role in the sector: President & CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada, and adjunct faculty in non-profit management at the…

150 Profiles: Angela Crockwell

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: Angela Crockwell Current role in the sector: Executive Director for Thrive, a charitable youth organization in St. John’s, Newfoundland Years working and/or volunteering in…

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: Catherine Chandler-Crichlow

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: Dr. Catherine Chandler-Crichlow Current role in the sector: Member of the Planning & Partnership Table: The Ontario Highly Skilled Workforce Strategy of the Ministry…

150 Profiles: Joshua Smee

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: Joshua Smee Current role in the sector: Provincial Expansion Coordinator at Choices for Youth; Board Chair at the St. John’s Farmers’ Market Cooperative and…

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…

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…