Surabhi has over 15 years of experience designing and implementing innovative workforce development and adult education programs in the United States. From strategy development, to employer engagement, to relationship management, to fundraising, Surabhi’s expertise is one of WFC’s most valuable assets.
Women’s Union in Boston
As Inclusive Local Economies Program Director at the Metcalf Foundation, Adriana works with community partners on long-term strategies that improve precarious employment and enable access to good jobs, advance innovative approaches for community wealth, and support community organizing for structural change.
Since 2013 Adriana has led the program’s vision, strategic development and implementation. Adriana is a curious learner, lateral thinker, catalytic funder and values-driven leader. Her skills in systems-thinking, capacity building, strategy development and relationship management were honed over a decade with experience as Director of Programs & Services at Working Women Community Centre; Social Investment Fund Manager at Toronto Community Housing; and Project Manager and Consultant at UN-Habitat Afghanistan. Adriana is an alum of University of Toronto, Trent University and King’s College.
Marina Nuri is a Senior Program Manager at the WES Mariam Assefa Fund, responsible for the Fund’s strategy and grantmaking in Canada. Prior to joining the Fund, Marina spent several years designing and managing international development programs across Africa. Before that, she spent eight years in management consulting with Accenture, advising both private sector and social impact organizations on strategy and operations. Marina has an MBA from the University of Oxford, Said Business School.
Ben is a Program Manager at The Counselling Foundation of Canada. He has previously worked in the nonprofit sector in a variety of roles from evaluation to program management to communications. In addition to his time at the Foundation, Ben also works as a research consultant at Taylor Newberry Consulting. Ben holds a master’s degree in Global Environmental Policy from the University of Northern British Columbia.