Career: Not for Profit

Rosanna Nicol

Rhodes Scholar; Community Development Consultant

Rosanna Nicol thrives on collaboration. She’s currently working on two projects in the Northwest Territories with various groups. One project is the implementation of Délįnę First Nation’s Self Government Agreement, the first community self-government in Canada (website:...

Monica Mutale

Chair, African Diaspora Association of the Maritimes

Monica Mutale began her Journalism studies at King’s uncertain about the industry and her future. Since graduating into the workforce, Monica has come to this realization: “the future is bright, and I have many opportunities because of the training that I...

Robert Muggah

Co-Founder, Igarapé Institute

Robert Muggah moves about the red stage, engaging the audience, left, right and centre. He speaks with passion and determination.  Robert is giving a TED talk in Rio de Janiero on how to protect certain cities from failing. “We need to start...

Arwen Kidd

Communicating with Communities specialist, UN Refugee Agency

When a humanitarian disaster happens, the people affected need more than just the physical necessities. They need information. Where can they find accommodation? How do they register with the police? When is it safe to return home? That’s where Arwen Kidd comes...

Jennifer Josenhans

Assistant to the Director of the Ecologic Institute

When Jennifer Josenhans looks out the massive window in her office in Berlin she sees a large tree. And looking at it, as she researches issues related to climate change and drafts documents for the Ecologic Institute, the same thought often pops into her...

Ryan Hreljac

Founder, Ryan’s Well Foundation

By the time Ryan Hreljac arrived at King’s to pursue a International Development and Political Science degree, he had already laid a wreath with Prince Charles, dined with Prince Edward at Buckingham Palace, attended church with Queen Elizabeth, appeared a couple of...

Catharina de Waal

Account Executive, Evolution PR; Co-Founder, Northgate Speed Skating Club

Catharina de Waal is driven by career and passion. She works at a boutique public relations firm in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she's already earned a promotion. Prior to joining the firm, she worked on government contracts, helping establish the South Africa-Canada Chamber...

Peter L’Esperance

Law Student, Dalhousie University

When you turn on your lights, drive to the store, or board a plane, Peter L’Esperance would like you to consider this: “Many of our activities have an environmental cost that we don’t necessarily pay for,” he...

Abdul Somed Shahadu

Master in International Development, Dalhousie University

In a small village in northern Ghana where food is sometimes scarce, where life is sometimes short, where girls traditionally can’t go to school, there is a plot of land. If Shahadu Abdul Somed gets his way that plot of land...

Starr Dobson

President and CEO, Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia

Not much rattles Starr Dobson. She had made a career in front of the cameras of ATV and CTV as a reporter and then a host. She’d seen just about everything that could go wrong, go wrong. She was a pro at...

Marie-France Leblanc

CEO at Habitat for Humanity Nova Scotia

Marie-France LeBlanc was still new to the world of public relations in 1995. She had worked as a journalist with the CBC right after graduating from King’s, but an opportunity to work with the media on behalf of the Prime Minister’s...

Anna Gainey

President of the Liberal Party of Canada and Co-Founder, Executive Director of the Gainey Foundation

Anna Gainey will tell you this: “I don’t think I ever woke up one day and thought - I want to be in politics.” But as President of the Liberal Party of Canada she is in the upper echelon of...

Lia Milito

Fellowship Program Manager, Code for Canada

"It was terrifying for a while,” says Lia Milito. Lia had just joined a small team to create the start-up non-profit Code for Canada. The idea was good; the potential for helping Canadians was great. But could they make it work? “There...

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