I am pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Barnabe as the CEO – Designate of G(irls)20!
Heather comes to G(irls)20 with over a decade of experience in the not-for-profit sector. Before joining us, Heather was managing complex, multi-country education interventions across Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America for Right To Play. Before joining Right to Play, she worked with CARE Canada, a leading humanitarian organization.
Heather has experience working with governments, the private sector and in partnership with other social profit organizations. She also has the unique experience of having worked in corporate relations and strategic partnerships with the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
In addition to her work in the social profit sector, Heather has a degree in political science and economics from Simon Fraser University and is finalizing a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Victoria.
An activist for women’s and girl’s rights, poverty-reduction and senior citizen care, Heather has volunteered her time with many organizations, including the Kin Club, the YMCA, CARE, Holiday Helpers and the Invictus Games.
Originally from Vancouver, British Columbia and having spent four years in Ottawa, Ontario, Heather now resides in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Please join me in welcoming her to the Girls20 Family.
– Farah Mohamed, Founder & CEO, G(irls)20