Graduating Class of 2022/2023 & Capstone Projects

Katherine Alyea
*Vice President, Development, Arthritis Society Canada (Ontario). Capstone Project: Menopause Inclusive Workplaces: Expanding Workplace Equity for Canadian Women

Jessica Aviva Anderson
Principal Consultant, JAA Consulting (Ontario). Capstone Project: Embedding Equity in our Social and Environmental Responsibility Practices Toolkit. Winner, President’s Capstone Awards for Advancing Organizational Sustainability.

Jessica E. Bermudez
*Community Relations Lead, Parkland Corporation (British Columbia). Capstone Project: A Social Impact Guide for Changemakers. Winner, President’s Capstone Awards for Social Impact.

Christine Crawford
*Vice President, Sustainability & Communications, STEP Energy Services (Alberta). Capstone Project: A Roadmap to embed Sustainability into Step Energy Services’ Organizational Culture

Aaron Davey
Supervisor – Asset Servicing, CIBC Mellon (Ontario). Capstone Project: Taking a more Conservative and Realistic Approach: Sustainable and Responsible Investing

James D’Souza
*Community Partnerships Analyst, Community Partnerships Analyst
Halton Region (Ontario). Capstone Project: Making Funding More Inclusive of Grassroots Groups, and Small Nonprofits and Charities

Chuck Farmer
Governance Specialist, ESG, Finastra (Ontario). Capstone Project: Right Here, Right Now: Making the Case for Sustainability for Privately Held Companies

Colleen Finnegan
President, Finnegan & Co.(Ontario). Capstone Project: Advancing ESG Corporate Communications: A Targeted, Ongoing and Strategic Approach

Ashley Gilbert
*Strategic Lead, Philanthropy and National Partnerships, Canadian Blood Services (Ontario). Capstone Project: Putting Purpose into Practice at
Canadian Blood Services

Brooke Graham
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager, LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services (Ontario). Capstone Project: Stronger Together – Diversity, Equity, Inclusion @ LifeLabs

Stephanie Grant
*Marketing Manager,
TD Securities (Ontario). Capstone Project: Embedding Reconciliation: An Action Plan for KiDrone

Sachin Kapoor
Manager, Key Partnerships, Windmill Microlending (Ontario). Capstone Project: Role of microfinance and other non-traditional finance models in reducing inequities for South Asian immigrants to Canada

Glory Keong
*Senior Manager, Corporate ESG Strategy, BDO Canada (Ontario). Capstone Project: Embedding Sustainability Principles in Enterprise Real Estate

Tarun Kohli
Director, Business Transformation, British Council (Ontario). Capstone Project: Greenlighting Project X

Ignacio Loor
*Researcher and Lecturer, UTM Universidad Técnica de Manabí (Ecuador). Capstone Project: University-Government Collaboration for Ecological Solutions in Ecuador. Winner, President’s Capstone Awards for Environmental Impact.

Abigail Loewen
*Sustainability Curriculum Specialist, University of Waterloo (Ontario). Capstone Project: Perspectives on Embedding Sustainability:
Identifying Skill Trends

Marley MacDonald
*Director, Responsibility & Sustainability, Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (Nova Scotia). Capstone Project: NSLC Path to Corporate Sustainability – APPLYING AN EMBEDDED STRATEGIES FRAMEWORK. Winner, President’s Capstone Awards for Advancing Organizational Sustainability.

Kerry McCrindle
Manager, Indirect Spend, VetStrategy (Ontario). Capstone Project: Transitioning to Net-Zero Veterinary practices for VetSTrategy Canada

Paul McQueen
Vice President, Wealth, Libro Credit Union (Ontario). Capstone Project: Leveraging Canadian Retail Investor Attitudes on Sustainable Investing

Nicole Monaco
Head, Brand and Communications, Chandos Construction (Alberta). Capstone Project: Creating Shared Value in Construction Projects. Winner, President’s Capstone Awards for innovation.

Candy Morales, *Sustainability & ESG Project Specialist, Hypertec Group. Capstone Project: The business case for integrating sustainability into small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in the technology industry.

Obinna Ofoezie (Ontario) Capstone Project: Guidelines to Develop a Reconciliation Action Plan in Canada

Anthonia Teniola Ogudipe
Manager, Regulatory Affairs, MTN Nigeria (Nigeria). Capstone Project: Translating Theory To Action: Operationalizing Sustainable Water And Waste Management At Mtn Nigeria Communications PLC

Melissa Perrier
*Consultant, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY (Ontario). Capstone Project: Employee Mental Health in the Professional Services Industry

Leanne Persicke
*Director, Communications and Community Relations, Crown Investment Corporation, (Saskatchewan). Capstone Project: People-Centered Approach To Saskpower’s Coal To Clean Electricity Transition

Suzanne Pragg
Business Development & Donor Stewardship Officer, Habitat for Humanity GTA (Ontario). Capstone Project: Who Can Do The Good Work? A Look At Canada’s Snow-Capped Community Investment Sector

Daniel Scarcelli
Sustainability Strategist (British Columbia). Capstone Project: Creating Shared Value in the Music Industry to Drive Artist Sustainability. Winner, President’s Capstone Awards for Innovation

Harleen Singh
*Consultant, ESG Strategy & Business Integration, Canadian Tire Corporation (Ontario). Capstone Project: Building a Sustainable (Digital) World:
Adapting to Changing Consumer Behaviours & Influencing Choice in Retail

Christine Smith
Associate Director of Annual Giving, VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation (British Columbia). Capstone Project: A Landscape Analysis of Corporate Foundations in Canada

Julia Wood
Manager, Corporate Engagement, Futurpreneur (Ontario). Capstone Project: Building Sustainable Startups – Empowering Diverse Young Entrepreneurs to Embed Sustainability into their Early-Stage