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Canada’s Nonprofit Labour Market: A Dual Crisis?

The webinar was hosted by the Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership (MPNL) program, at Carleton University, part of our PhilanthroTHINK series in 2023.

The speakers

The philanthropic and nonprofit sector is experiencing a major transition of leadership at the Executive Director and CEO level and, at the same time, serious difficulty filling front-line positions, while seeking to become more diverse and inclusive. This webinar provides a closer examination, with:

Justin SmithJustin Smith, Associate Professor of Economics, Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University. His research and areas of expertise include the economics of education, labour economics, and applied econometrics. His research focuses mainly on explaining the factors that determine student academic outcomes. He’s also working on research that measures the effect of neighbourhood demographics on charitable donations, and the effect of taxes on smoking behaviour.

Collin RitchCollin Ritch is Principle, Social Impact Practice, at the Boyden Executive Search firm. Since joining Boyden in 2018, Ritch has developed search projects in the Social Impact Practice focused on not-for-profit and professional associations , as well as in the Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice, specifically in healthcare. Recently, he partnered with Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in the recruitment of a VP, Community Integration, Partnerships, and Ambulatory Care.

Hanifa KassamHanifa Kassam is Manager of the Poverty Reduction Strategy, with the City of Toronto, and has been with the PRS since 2016. She’s also an alum of the MPNL program, and is a leader of Philanthropic Foundations Canada’s “Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Accelerator,” a year-long, peer-learning program for foundations that want to bring JEDI to life in their organizations.

Banner photo is courtesy of Jac Alexandru.

Tuesday, April 18, 2023 in ,
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