Social Change Award


How Latha Sukumar turned a small non-profit translation service into a national success — giving people in need a voice graphic

How Latha Sukumar turned a small non-profit translation service into a national success — giving people in need a voice

June, 18th, 2019

Latha Sukumar was working as a lawyer when a personal experience led her down a new career path. She’s now the Executive Director of MCIS Language Services, a non-profit social enterprise offering translation, interpretation, and consulting to over 800 organizations across Canada — but it wasn’t always such a success. Latha shares how she came […]


2017 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Social Change Award Finalist: Cathy Deagle Gammon graphic

2017 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Social Change Award Finalist: Cathy Deagle Gammon

October, 24th, 2017

  Cathy Deagle Gammon Executive Director, Dartmouth Adult Services Centre (DASC) Social Change Award, EAST DASC is a person-centered, non-profit organization that strives to enhance community, social and economic inclusion for persons with an intellectual disability, providing employment support, vocational day programs and recreation and leisure programs for 180 persons with intellectual disabilities, some of […]


2017 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Social Change Award Winner: Melissa Sariffodeen graphic

2017 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Social Change Award Winner: Melissa Sariffodeen

October, 24th, 2017

  Melissa Sariffodeen CEO, Ladies Learning Code Winner, Social Change Award Ladies Learning Code, founded by Heather Payne in 2011 alongside Laura Plant, Brenna Hughes and Melissa Sariffodeen, is a national not-for-profit organization championing digital literacy education for Canadians, working nation-wide and across all sectors to equip women and youth with technical skills. To date, […]


2017 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Social Change Award Finalist: Glori Meldrum graphic

2017 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Social Change Award Finalist: Glori Meldrum

October, 24th, 2017

  Glori Meldrum Founder & Chair of the Board, Little Warriors Social Change Award, WEST Little Warriors is a national, charitable organization committed to the awareness, prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse. The charity offers a free workshop to educate adults on how to help prevent child sexual abuse, and the Little Warriors Be […]




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