The people within organizations drive a mission. Of course, all missions require a strategy.
While some strategic plans are necessarily complex, our strategy is simple. To deliver our twofold purpose, our strategy is directly tied to the personal objective of each team member. Get to know what motivates us, and how we intend to add value to your organization, the people currently and soon to be in it, and the public more broadly.
Jason has a community-facing orientation, and currently serves as Chair of the Board for the Toronto Fringe Festival. He has done work with a number of organizations that have a deep and abiding commitment to representation in the workforce, including the Canadian Board Diversity Council, G(irls)20, and Pride at Work Canada.
Jason holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, and a Master's degree in Management from Boston University. He is certified in unconscious-bias decision making, and has completed courses on predicative data analytics, artificial intelligence, and iOS development training.
Jessica Yamoah is a recipient of the 2018 Top 25 Women of Influence award, sits on #movethedial’s advisory board and, in the 2018 calendar year, was one of a few Black women invited to a Black History Month How She Hustles roundtable with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Jessica is fully bilingual in English and French.
Sedina holds a BFA in Music Theatre from the University of Windsor.
Nair began her education in one of the most prestigious universities in Brazil—the Federal University of São Paulo, pursuing a bachelor's degree in Pharmacy and Biochemistry—and received an Advanced Biotechnology diploma from Seneca College.
Erica holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Ryerson University.
Candice has facilitated workshops and taught classes on anti-oppressive practice. She is frequently asked to facilitate group sessions on anti-black racism and the impact of racial trauma on the black community. When teaching or facilitating, Candice provides a space to engage in mindfulness and to explore intersectionality. Her work is rooted in strengths-based practices, equity frameworks, and trauma-informed perspectives. She is most proud of her community volunteer work centering decolonization and economic redistribution efforts.
A published writer, Candice has engaged in social work training and has a Master’s of Education (M.Ed.) in Counselling Psychology from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.
Prior to joining BIPOC Executive Search Inc., Helen worked at a boutique executive search firm in Toronto. Here, she concluded several searches where mission-critical talent—who have since proven to be key additions to client teams—were sought. Prior to this, Helen was a consultant at one of the leading global search firms helping clients across North America with their talent acquisition needs. She holds diplomas in Business Marketing and Business Administration from George Brown College.
Helen is a member of the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario. She is multilingual—fully bilingual in English and Italian, and conversationally proficient in French and Spanish.
As a highly respected motivational speaker with engagements that include TEDx and Bell Let’s Talk, Stacy-Ann’s work encompasses dismantling how mental health is perceived within the Black diaspora, stimulating dialogue in an effort to fuel resources, and orchestrating safe spaces for black voices to be amplified and helping them reclaim their narratives.
Stacy-Ann enjoys giving back to the community, and is a co-donor of The Buchanan Scholarship—a scholarship awarded to a first-year university student entering a Liberal Arts or Fine Arts program.
Alongside BIPOC Executive Search, Rahul works as a consultant in project finance transactions and other finance-related services. Earlier in his career, he worked at global manufacturing firms where he was part of engineering and strategy teams (both in North America and the Middle East).
Rahul holds a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Toronto.