Leadership & advisory council

Advisory Committee

Garnett Manning

Youth Advocate, Community Builder, Promoter of Civic Involvement and former Brampton councillor. Committed to helping his community. He has contributed to our work since 2013.​

Paul Ade

Executive Director of the diversity advancement network. Founder of a few initiatives focused on community, professionals and business. Paul is a Pastor, Realtor and has also published a community newspaper and magazine.

Mohamed Salih

Councillor Mohamed Salih of Ward 3 at the City of London. The 1st politician of Sudanese origin elected outside of Sudan. Elected at age 28, Salih ran against 4 other candidates and won by a record landslide of 53% despite facing racism, islamaphobia, and other challenges. Served in the Canadian Forces, Military Police and later worked at the Canadian Border Services Agency. Advocates for equality for all.

Lindsay Blackett

Alberta's First Black Provincial Minister. Committed to Arts & Community Development. Lindsay Blackett is a Canadian politician and was a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-North West as a Progressive Conservative. He has supported our work for for many years.

Steering Committee

Ross
Cadastre

Ross Cadastre is the Founder and CEO Cadasse Consulting Group. Also a founding leader and former President of the St Lucia Association.

Nyarai Kapisavanhu

Founder TOES Niagara. Board President at SOFIFRAN. Her work is focused on empowering immigrant and marginalized women.

Paul
Ade

Executive Director of the diversity advancement network. Paul is a Pastor, Realtor and has also published a community newspaper.

Leonard
Wandili

Program officer at the Toronto District School Board. Also the Secretary at CES Canada. A recipient of many awards and such. This is important.

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Betty

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Josue Eurico Nsiamfumu

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Board of Director

Lilia
Iyamabo

Program officer at the Toronto District School Board. Also the Secretary at CES Canada. A recipient of many awards and such. This is important.

Rahel
Appiagyei-David

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Janice
Pettiford

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Paul
Ade

Executive Director of the diversity advancement network. Paul is a Pastor, Realtor and has also published a community newspaper. ​

Andria
Thompson

Executive Director of the diversity advancement network. Paul is a Pastor, Realtor and has also published a community newspaper.

276

Executed projects

44

Chapters worldwide

32

unique initiatives

5

continents worldwide

Vision

That everyone should have the same opportunities, respect, and protection as any other race or gender.

Vision

Que tout le monde ait les mêmes chances, respect et protection que toute autre race ou genre.

Mission

To unite and empower all people, and to promote policies that are focused on eradicating barriers.

Mission

Unir et responsabiliser tous les peuples, et promouvoir des politiques axées sur l’éradication des barrières.

COMMUNITY & CHARITY WORK

Inmates Rehabilitation
Réadaptation des détenus

Resources To Shelters
Ressources aux abris

Health Equipment Donations
Dons de matériel de santé

Hurricane Cleanup 
Nettoyage de l’ouragan

WATCH OUR VIDEOS ON DIVERSITY ONLINE PLATFORM

BLACK HISTORY MONTH KICKOFF EVENT IN BRAMPTON. A SHOWCASE OF INCLUSION AND PROGRESS OF PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT.

WE HAVE SUCCESSFULLY HELD CIVIC FORUMS IN OVER 8 CITIES IN CANADA AND ALSO HELD SIMILAR IN OTHER COUNTRIES.

WE HOST OUTREACH TO YOUNG GIRLS ON HYGIENE, LEADERSHIP, HUMAN RIGHTS, HARASSMENT AND MUCH MORE.

WE REGULARLY HOST AWARD GALAS IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES TO CELEBRATE ACHIEVERS AND SUCCESS STORIES.

Working With Various Stakeholders To Create A Better World

PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU
OF CANADA WITH PAUL ADE, THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT NETWORK

PRIME MINISTER MAMADY YOULA
OF GUINEA WITH PAUL ADE, THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT NETWORK

PRIME MINISTER ANDREW HOLNESS
OF JAMAICA WITH PAUL ADE, THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT NETWORK

PREMIER DOUG FORD
OF ONTARIO WITH PAUL ADE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT NETWORK

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