Board of Directors
Grace Wu (Chair)
Grace Wu’s expertise sits at the intersection of refugee advocacy, interdisciplinary design research, and technology and brings over a decade of non-profit and private sector experience. She currently works with the Canadian Council for Refugees Consulting on campaign strategies.
Cedric Gaber (Secretary)
Cedric Gaber is a Communications Manager for a nonprofit organization. She has worked and traveled in Africa, Europe and North America. Her extensive experience in various countries and industries has been instrumental in collaborating with various individuals and organizations. She loves the arts and considers it a catalyst in social change.
Shay Alter (Vice-chair)
Shy Alter is the CEO of ii3 Inc., a management consultancy. He is a trusted advisor to some of North America’s largest law firms, helping them in areas of innovation and efficiency. An accomplished photographer, Shy wrote about and photographed first and second generation Canadians in the arts, called Hyphenated Canadians.
Nicole Karolyi (Treasurer)
Nicole Karolyi is a senior project manager and consultant with CIBC working on some of the Bank’s most high profile initiatives. With a background in civic engagement and community building, Nicole supported Katimavik’s youth engagement programs in Northern Ontario and was President of the Women in Leadership Association at Ryerson University. She has her MBA from Ted Rogers School of Management.
Past Board Members
We recognize the invaluable support and service rendered by our previous board members:
Rocco Achampong | 2016-2018