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 …

Déborah Cherenfant – Chairperson of the Board

Déborah Cherenfant, a women’s entrepreneurship strategist, has been passionately involved in economic development and women’s leadership since she immigrated to Quebec …

Marc-André Franche

Marc-André Franche has spent his professional career in international development and conflict prevention with the United Nations. Today, he is the United Nations Development Progr…

Paul Beaubrun

A scion of Haitian musical royalty, Paul has spent his life living to the beat. Son of the Grammy nominated band Boukman Eksperyans, his earliest memories are of rhythm and sound. …

Catherine Brisebois

Catherine Brisebois is Vice President, Strategy and Business Transformation at the heart of Quebec fashion retailer Dynamite, where she leads several strategic initiatives to suppo…

David Belle

David Belle first traveled to Haiti in 1993 as a young filmmaker. In 2004 he co-founded Haiti’s International Film Festival in the town of Jacmel as a way of supporting the country…

Izvor Zivkovic

Izvor Zivkovic is the founder and CEO of artist management company Split Second. His clients include Arcade Fire.…

Martine St-Victor

Martine St-Victor is the general manager of Edelman’s Montréal office. A communication strategist, Martine is a contributor at the CBC, at Radio-Canada, at La Presse and at the Mon…

Nikolina Gateva

With over two decades of experience in finance, risk management, and employee benefits, Nikolina has played influential advisory roles in both industry and consulting. NikolinaR…

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 …

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