Déborah Cherenfant

Déborah Cherenfant launched in 2011 Mots d’Elles, a multi-award winning blog dedicated to women leaders & entrepreneurs. The visionary entrepreneur has since been involv…

Welby Altidor

Welby Altidor is a creativity architect, speaker, and now author who for nearly 16 years practiced with Cirque du Soleil, one of the world’s most creative companies, as its Executi…

Martine St-Victor

Martine is a communication strategist and founder of Milagro Public Relations Atelier. Born in Trois-Rivières of Haitian parents, her trips to Haïti began at a very young age. Firs…

Régine Chassagne, crédit photo George Fok

Régine Chassagne – KANPE Co-Founder

Régine Chassagne was born in Montreal. Her parents, born in Haiti, fled the dictatorship of François Duvalier in the ’60s. Régine and Dominique Anglade co-founded KANPE with …

Stéphane Brutus – Chairman of the Board

Born to a Haitian father and a French Canadian mother, Stéphane Brutus grew up in Rosemont, Montreal. He reunited with Haiti when he met Dr. Paul Farmer, the inspiring founder of P…

Valérie Apollon

Born to Haitian parents immigrated to Canada in 1970, Valerie grew up on the South Shore of Montreal, rocked as much by her culture of origin as that of the adopted country of her …

François Audet

Francois Audet is Professor at the School of Management (ESG) of the Université du Québec à Montréal and the scientific Director of the Canadian Research Institute on Humanitarian …

Christian A. Lazarre

Christian A. Lazarre is a lawyer with Borden Ladner Gervais, one of Canada’s largest full service law firms. He practices as an attorney in banking finance (including syndica…

Nathalie Sanon

Born in Montreal to Haitian parents, Dr. Nathalie Sanon was surrounded by Haitian culture early on as she accompanied her mother, a fervent volunteer, to Haitian community centres …

Wils Théagène

Wils Theagenes was born in Haiti’s Croix-des-Bouquets region. In the late ’60s, when Wils was six, his parents fled the Duvalier regime and moved to Montreal with their…

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