Board of directors

Chair of the Board of Directors
CEO of Fulbright Canada

quotation-left As a professor, the director of the Fulbright program, and a Canadian, it is clear to me that investing in our youth is not only the right thing to do, it is the smart thing to do.quotation-right

Chair of the Governance Committee
Partner in the Public Sector and Non-Profit practice at Odgers Berndtson

quotation-left I got involved because thanks to others I had wonderful development experience overseas when I graduated from university; I felt I should help in the same manner that others helped me. quotation-right

Former Federal Minister and Senior Advisor

quotation-left When I was Canada's Minister of International Development, I came to fully appreciate the huge impact that our youth have on making the world a better place for those in need, and I then made a commitment to myself to continue to support our youth in their journey. quotation-right

Founder of Maven Water & Environment

quotation-left I believe in investing in youth because we owe it to ourselves and the world. quotation-right


Private Equity Investor

quotation-left Youth are obviously the future. I think helping them gain experiences in working and living with different cultures and socio-economic groups will make them into more rounded, mature and thoughtful adults. quotation-right

Advisor to the Board of Directors
Senior Government Relations Officer at Canadian Light Source, Synchrotron, University of Saskatchewan

quotation-left Not long ago, I met a cohort of Canada World Youth participants serving in Northern Saskatchewan; they were undertaking local community projects while getting set to go abroad. Seeing their smiles, hearing their stories, knowing their work ethic was simply inspiring. I was moved by their shared commitment to both learn and serve. Like so many other Canada World Youth participants, these young leaders were determined to help build a better Canada and a better world.quotation-right

Management Team

President and Chief Executive Officer

quotation-left Young people are the key to a better future. An investment in them, will pay dividends better than any stock or bond. quotation-right

Program and Administration Team

Operations Manager

quotation-leftI’m investing in young people because they have the drive, desire, and the skills to create a more just and equitable world for us all. quotation-right

Program Manager - Indigenous Programming

quotation-left I continue to invest in young people to promote good health and well-being for themselves, communities, and future generations. quotation-right


pROGRAM manager

quotation-left Working with youth has helped me grow as an educator and youth programmer. By creating and participating in inter-generational spaces we can be challenged and inspired by the new ideas and ways of doing things brought forward by young people.quotation-right

Communications and Public Relations Lead

quotation-left I love working with young people because I know they are hungry for change, and I want to help them achieve it. I am really inspired by the passion and devotion that so many young people have for solving the world's wicked problems. quotation-right

Assistant Manager, Research and Development

quotation-left The ideas, work, and skills that the youth offer are quite unique and boundless. Through empowering and investing in the youth, we empower and invest in our futures. quotation-right

Policy Analyst

quotation-left I believe that when we invest in youth, we are investing in our future. We strengthen their voices and ensure their capabilities to engage with the world around them. quotation-right

Finance Coordinator

quotation-leftIf we can support youth with good educational opportunities and fully engage them, they will be more resilient in the face of any societal challenges. quotation-right

International Development & Assistance Researcher

quotation-leftI am investing in youth because they have unlimited potential to drive positive change. By empowering youth with the tools they need, they can transform the world into a more equitable and sustainable one. quotation-right

Volounteer Coordinator

quotation-leftThe investments we make in youth today will be the foundation on which tomorrow’s leaders stand. So, we must equip our youth with the necessary tools to make them great leaders tomorrow. quotation-right


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