The Victoria Forum 2024
The Victoria Forum 2024 - Building Trust for a Shared Future

Dara is a social impact executive with over 20 years’ experience working in purpose-driven organizations. She currently runs a leadership consultancy, helping change-makers navigate complexity to get things done.

She recently served as the Vice-President, Grants and Community Initiatives at the Vancouver Foundation, where she led a team of 26 and was responsible for deploying $50M annually in grants. Previously Dara has served as Executive Director of SVP Vancouver and the Executive Director of QMUNITY, BC’s Queer, Trans and Two-Spirit Resource Centre. Dara sits on the Board of Forward Global, and is the co-founder of Lezervations, a nonprofit facilitating networking events for queer and trans women.

Dara lives with her partner in Syilx Okanagan territory, and spends her down time chasing her French bulldogs, Mr. Bumper and Sir Waffles.

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