Our Team

The Inspirit Foundation team is a highly skilled and dedicated group of experts in organizational leadership, documentary filmmaking, creative placemaking, research, and impact investing.

We are driven to fulfill our vision of creating a more inclusive and pluralist Canada. Because our values are grounded in collaboration, the achievement of our vision involves a wide network of community-based collaborators who instigate, inform, and inspire our work.

Board

Barbara Hall
Chair
Human Rights, Reconciliation

Ginger Gosnell-Myers
Co-Vice Chair
Reconciliation, Youth Engagement

Salima Ebrahim
Co-Vice Chair
Interfaith, Islamophobia, Youth Engagement

Laurence Ginsberg
Secretary And Treasurer
Strategic Leadership & Governance

Board Member Wendell Adjetey

Wendell Nii Laryea Adjetey
Youth Engagement, Higher Education,inter-racial/ethnic understanding

Mitchell Anderson
Interfaith Dialogue, Impact Investing

Inspirit Board Member Mohamed Huque

Mohamed Huque
Literary Arts, Youth Engagement, Islamophobia

Peter Lyman
Strategy, Policy & Business Analysis – Media, Arts & Telecom

Tim Brodhead
Philanthropy, Social Innovation

Caro Loutfi
Youth Engagement, Civic Engagement

Alexandra McCann
Impact Investing, Cleantech

Staff

sadia zaman

Sadia Zaman
CEO
Leadership, Inclusion, Journalism, Arts/Culture

Chris Lee
Manager of Grants and Media Impact Funding
Program Design, Impact Evaluation, Public Policy

Jory Cohen

Jory Cohen
Director of Social Finance And Investment
Impact Investing & Social Entrepreneurship

Hannah Nguyen

Hannah Nguyen
Executive Assistant
Administrative Management, Events

Kate Leuschen Millar
Finance And Administration Manager
Governance & Administration, Policy Writing

Rudayna Bahubeshi is Communications Manager of Inspirit Foundation

Rudayna Bahubeshi
Manager of Stakeholder Engagement and Communications
City-Building, Inclusion, Public Engagement

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Sanaa Ali-Mohammed
Program Officer

Civic Engagement, Social Change, Islamophobia

Sanjeev Timana
Research and Evaluation Coordinator 
Social Research And Data Analysis, Program Evaluation

Shazlin Rahman

Shazlin Rahman
Stakeholder Engagement Specialist
Stakeholder Engagement, Islamophobia, Muslim Women’s Representation