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DiverseCity Fellows

2012 DiverseCity Fellows

Read the Toronto Star article: New DiverseCity leaders ready to make their mark

The Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance and Maytree are pleased to introduce the 2012 DiverseCity Fellows. These twenty-eight rising leaders are poised to take action on issues critical to the health and prosperity of the Toronto region:

Jennifer Arango, Constituency Assistant to City of Toronto Councillor Maria Augimeri

Jonathan Asmis, Strategy Consultant, Accenture, Inc.

Jackeline Barrangan, Director, Integrated Client Services, Black Creek Community Health Centre

Orlando Bowen, Executive Director, One Voice One Team

Pedro Cabezas, Project Manager, Casa Maiz Cultural Centre

Brent Chamberlain, Executive Director, Pride at Work Canada

Rakhi Henderson, Senior Manager, ING DIRECT

Joe Henry, Manager – Student Access, Humber College

Noreen Javed, Manager, Stakeholder Relations, Purolator Inc.

Seema Jethalal, Managing Director – Regent Park Arts and Cultural Centre, Artscape

Ahmad Ktaech, Managing Director, K & Co.

Okeima Lawrence, Manager, Community Investment, United Way Toronto

Mariah Levin, Manager, KPMG LLP

Jabari Lindsay, Manager, Youth Development, City of Toronto

Agapi Mavridis, Executive Assistant and Senior Policy Advisor, Ministry of the Attorney General

Caitlin McClung, Chief of Staff ,  Office of the Minister of Children’s and Youth Services

James Gen Meers, Senior Partner, The KI Group

William Mendes, Community Revitalization Consultant, Toronto Community Housing

Tanzeel Merchant, Manager, Growth Planning and Analysis, Ontario Growth Secretariat

Ryan Paterson, Creative Director & Co-Founder, Manifesto Community Projects & Hightop Studio

Salim Rachid, Urban Fellow and Research Associate, City of Toronto

Melanie A. Redman, Executive Director, Project Canoe

Diane Saldanha, Marketing Manager, AstraZeneca Canada

Vivek Sarma, Manager, Corporate Development (Mergers & Acquisitions), Livingston International

Kellie Sauriol, Regional Vice President, RBC Royal Bank

Ruth Jean Silver, Strategist, DECODE

Romy Thomas, Manager, Capital Project Planning, Mount Sinai Hospital

Leonardo Zuniga, Community Worker, Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office

Click here to view the news release.

Meet the 2011 Fellows, 2010 Fellows and 2009 Fellows and read what they have to say about the program under Alumni.