Anne Mackay

Anne Mackay is the medical transport coordinator for the N.D.G. Senior Citizens’ Council. She is also the NDGSCC representative for “One Voice” Community group, a group of ten different community organizations working collectively to share information to improve the lives of low-income seniors in Montreal. Anne is also on the Board of Directors of Seniors…

Vanessa Herrick

Vanessa is an award-winning journalist, communications and international development expert. Her background is in community engagement and has worked on development projects in Afghanistan, Kosovo, Bolivia, Peru, and other countries.  Vanessa’s expertise in content creation, story telling and working with vulnerable communities has led to projects that have empowered people to improve their quality of life.

Paula Toledo

Paula M. Toledo is a Social Entrepreneur; singer-songwriter, writer, speaker and mental health facilitator using the power of wonder, play and art to promote mental well-being. She is a Canadian Mental Health Association Advisor for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace and appears as a correspondent on GlobalTV News Montreal. Paula is the Founder…

Lyne Charlebois

A McGill University graduate, Lyne Charlebois has been working in early childhood with a disadvantaged population for over 15 years. She began her financial career at Laurentian Bank, where she remained for eight years, before devoting herself to educating her two young sons who were born with Tourette Syndrome. Treasurer and bookkeeper for a nursery…

Sonali Karnick

Known to the Quebec audience as the host of All in a Weekend on Saturday and Sunday mornings on CBC Radio One, she is also the host of the CBC-TV program Our Montreal. Karnick joined CBC in 2000, working in various roles in radio from researcher and traffic reporter to story producer for federal and…

Rhonda Massad

It is with dedication, heart and boundless energy that master connector, Rhonda Massad can be seen all over the West Island, camera in tow, meeting new people, covering local events, highlighting people, businesses and charities. Rhonda always brings a smile with her. In the complicated field of journalism, with so many media swirling about a…

Émilie Nollet

Émilie Nollet is completing a Ph.D. in business administration HEC Montréal and a project management certification at Montreal chapter’s of PMI. She specializes in organisational development, corporate social responsibility and social inclusion through entrepreneurship. She’s a founder of ÉAU, a business in social innovation in the field of precision agriculture, which she left the direction…

Callayna Bajer

Callayna Bajer was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario and moved to Montreal in 2013 to study at Concordia University. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Human Environment and Urban Studies. During her last year of university Callayna took an internship course which led her to TELUS, and began working at TELUS right away…

Frédérique Lissoir

Frédérique Lissoir is an entrepreneur and a lawyer. Co-founder of Propulsio 360° business consultants since 2015, she specializes in organizing her clients’ creativity and managing their growth. Frédérique has helped build a large number of companies in various fields such as technology, social economy and other innovative business models. Frédérique assists her clients in their…