Category - Appointee Spotlight

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3
Apr

Interview with Appointee Edmundo Cardenas

“Due to my increased understanding and knowledge of volunteering in a not-for-profit organization after completing the DiverseCity onBoard governance training, my efficacy in the area has also been enhanced. It is an honor to be able to contribute and interact with a diverse board, as it implies numerous responsibilities and commitments.” Edmundo Cardenas  Certified Human …

3
Apr

Interview with Appointee Sonia Kumar

“As a young female entrepreneur with a bicultural background, I think that it’s incredibly important for people of different ages, backgrounds, and experiences to be represented, especially in a growing, diverse city such a Hamilton.” Sonia Kumar Founder/Owner of Body Brave Sonia Kumar is the founder and owner of Body Brave, a Hamilton-based social enterprise …

25
Nov

Interview with Nelida Forero

“I advise anyone, even if you are not sure if you are ready to serve on a board, to request information and take action. Your community needs your perspective and contributions as much as you need your community.” Nelida Forero Program Coordinator, Mentorship for Immigrant Employment, London-Middlesex Immigrant Employment Council, and Board Member, Childreach In September …

25
Nov

Interview with Ish Sehmbey

“I think it is very important we have diverse representation on boards, from different walks of life. I really hope more youth get involved and see how beneficial it is to be on a board.” Ish Sehmbey Certified Pedorthist & Kinesiologist, Manager, Burnaby Orthopaedic & Mastectomy DiverseCity onBoard Metro Vancouver appointee Ish Sehmbey is a …

23
Jun

Interview with DiverseCity onBoard Appointee Eddie Villarta

“I find it encouraging and fulfilling to be surrounded with people from different backgrounds who are passionate and dedicated to give back and make a difference to our community.” Eddie Villarta Manager, Network Services, Carleton University DiverseCity onBoard’s appointee Eddie Villarta is an Information Technology professional from Ottawa, with more than 20 years of experience …