Who We Are

Meet the faces behind The Prosperity Project and better understand our mission, vision, and values.

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Our Mission

To identify and remove the systemic barriers and biases that impede the advancement of women in the economy, limiting their – and Canada’s – opportunity for increased prosperity.

Our Vision

A prosperous Canada that champions the economic participation and success of all women.

Our Values

We value gender equity in Canada.
We value respect, honesty and openness.
We value diversity and apply an intersectional lens to everything we do.
We value our Founding Visionaries, Visionaries, volunteers and staff.
They are the backbone of our organization and our programs.

Meet the Team

Core Team

Julie Savard-Shaw

Julie Savard-Shaw

Executive Director

Caitlin Morrison

Caitlin Morrison

Director of Operations and Communications

Dr. Natalie Azzi-Mofrad

Dr. Natalie Azzi-Mofrad

Senior Manager, Policy and Research

Amadea Gareau

Amadea Gareau

Program Manager

Karla Medina

Karla Medina

Development and Community Outreach Manager

Kayla Folo

Kayla Folo

Communications and Programs Officer

Founder

Pamela Jeffery

Pamela Jeffery

Founder, Women’s Executive Network (WXN), Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards and The Canadian Board Diversity Council

Board of Directors

Rob Davis

Rob Davis

Partner, Tax, and Chief Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Officer

Rosemarie Davis

Rosemarie Davis

AVP, Legal Counsel and Compliance Officer, Munich RE

Eva Keifer

Eva Keifer

Co-Founder and CFO, Akira Impact

Jos Schmitt

Jos Schmitt

Co-Founder, Former CEO & President of the NEO Group of Companies

Sonia Struthers

Sonia Struthers

Senior Partner, Business Law Group, McCarthy Tétrault Montreal

Contributing Visionaries

Paulina Cameron

Paulina Cameron

Jason Clark

Jason Clark

Rebecca Di Maulo

Rebecca Di Maulo

Eleonore Fournier-Tombs

Eleonore Fournier-Tombs

Sandi Hokansson

Sandi Hokansson

Anne-Marie Hubert

Anne-Marie Hubert

Shobna Kannusamy

Shobna Kannusamy

Kerlande Mibel

Kerlande Mibel

Cybele Negris

Cybele Negris

Leigh-Anne Nugent

Leigh-Anne Nugent

Heather Odendaal

Heather Odendaal

Tina Strehlke

Tina Strehlke

Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor

Claudia Thompson

Claudia Thompson

Trang Trinh

Trang Trinh

Susanna Zagar

Susanna Zagar

Founding Visionaries

  • Mary Aitken
  • Ikram Al Mouaswas
  • Stacey Allaster
  • Alaina Aston
  • Clare Beckton
  • Christiane Bergevin
  • Françoise Bertrand
  • Lisa Borsook
  • Laurel Broten
  • Sharon Carstairs
  • JoAnne Caza
  • Christy Clark
  • Penny Collenette
  • Tracie Crook
  • Trudy Curran
  • Shirley Dawe
  • Janet Ecker
  • Barbara Fox
  • Judy Goldring
  • Tiffany Gooch
  • Mary Jo Haddad
  • Susan Hodkinson
  • Ani Hotoyan-Joly
  • Mitzie Hunter
  • Veni Iozzo
  • Roberta Jamieson
  • Pamela Jeffery
  • Maureen Jensen
  • Diane Kazarian
  • Lisa Kimmel
  • Annalisa King
  • Michi Komori
  • Katherine Lee
  • Lisa Lisson
  • Shannon Macdonald
  • Christine Magee
  • Mary Lou Maher
  • Jennifer Maki
  • Monette Malewski
  • Jackie Moss
  • Heather Munroe-Blum
  • Lois Nahirney
  • Beth Oakes
  • Leslie O’Donoghue
  • Kathleen O’Neil
  • Madeleine Paquin
  • Kristine Remedios
  • Paulette Senior
  • Kim Shannon
  • Godyne Sibay
  • Meg Sintzel
  • Carole Therrien
  • Claudia Thompson
  • Vianne Timmons
  • Deborah Trudeau
  • Ruth Vachon
  • Benita Warmbold
  • Leslie Woo