President, Maytree Foundation
Ratna Omidvar is president of Maytree, a private foundation that promotes equity and prosperity through its policy insights, grants and programs.
The foundation is known for its commitment to developing, testing, and implementing programs and policy solutions related to immigration, integration and diversity in the workplace, in the boardroom and in public office. (www.maytree.com, twitter.com/maytree_canada).
Ratna also serves as a director of the Toronto City Summit Alliance and is the chair of the board of directors of The Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC). In 2006, Ratna was appointed to the Order of Ontario.
In 2010, the Globe and Mail profiled Ratna as its Nation Builder of the Decade for Citizenship.