Isabel is dedicated to serving causes that work to end inequity and create opportunities for all. She believes that the most effective and crucial way to achieve this end is by joining forces for diversity and particularly for women’s advancement through education, advocacy and transformative policy.
Isabel is a multilingual development strategist with over 15 years’ experience in the social impact sector and particularly in data-driven fundraising and supporter engagement. An economics graduate specializing in International Development and Management of Civil Society organizations, Isabel has worked for international organizations in the UK, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Isabel is the Manager of Philanthropy and Strategic Impact at YWCA Canada, the country’s largest women’s shelter provider and multi-service organization. YWCA Canada represents 32 member associations, in 300 communities, across Canada, serving 1 million women, girls, and their families.
Isabel is currently pursuing a postgraduate certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility at St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto.