Spotlight: Ratna Omidvar

Diversity, inclusion, migration — have a chat with an expert at the 2016 Couchiching Gala.



Position: Founding Executive Director of the Global Diversity Exchange (GDX) at the Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University and Chair Lifeline Syria.

Passion: Inclusion of immigrants and visible minorities, supporting refugees, diversity in Toronto and beyond.

Public voice: She is a Member of the Order of Canada (2011) and was named one of Toronto’s 50 Most Influential (2015).

On Twitter: @ratnaomi

Flight and Freedom. (2015, co-author with Dana Wagner)

Let’s bring 1,000 Syrian refugees to the GTA. (2015, Toronto Star, co-author Joseph Yu Kai Wong)

Five Good Ideas: Practical Strategies for Non-Profit Success. (2011, co-author with Alan Broadbent)


Want more? You’ll just have to join us at the 2016 Couchiching Gala for an evening of great discussion! A civil place to disagree.

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