Alana Dunbar

Director of Philanthropy

A passionate intersectional post-colonial feminist and Africanist, Alana Dunbar holds an M.A. in English Literature and Language specializing in African Studies and a B.A. in African Studies and Literature from Carleton University. Alana has worked to foster respect for diversity with the Global Centre for Pluralism in Ottawa, on national financial literacy education with credit unions in Malawi, lived in Tanzania for four years, engaged youth in sexual health education, and organized heartwarming citizenship ceremonies across Canada. Alana is currently working on obtaining her Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) designation and volunteers as a mentor to recently graduated young women as they transition to professional lives. Alana grew up in Fergus, ON and now lives in Toronto with her rescue dog, Apple.