White Ribbon Announces New Leadership

TORONTO, July 19, 2017 /CNW/ - White Ribbon, the world's largest movement to end violence against women, announced today the appointment of Humberto Carolo as Acting Executive Director and Chi Nguyen as Acting CEO of Parker P. Consulting, the for-profit consultation arm of the organization, effective August 5th, 2017.

Previously, in his role as Managing Director, Mr. Carolo has played a critical part in the growth and impact of White Ribbon over the past 12 years, working on a broad range of White Ribbon program initiatives. Mr. Carolo also currently serves as the Board Chair of Abrigo Centre, and is also the co-founder of the North American MenEngage Network (NAMEN).

Ms. Nguyen, in her prior position as Managing Director, has been instrumental in getting Parker P. off the ground. She has helped this start-up social enterprise collaborate with international non-government organizations, post-secondary institutions and private sector companies to promote gender equality. Ms. Nguyen has lead complex consulting projects with McGill University, Barrick Gold, and the Lassonde School of Engineering.

White Ribbon's outgoing Executive Director and CEO of Parker P. Consulting, Todd Minerson is leaving to pursue a new career opportunity, after 12 years of outstanding leadership.

"This is an exciting time for the White Ribbon, in large part due to the efforts of Todd and his team over the past decade," explained Jeff Feiner, Chair of the White Ribbon Board of Directors. "We are very grateful for his guidance, passion and dedication in the effort to engage men and boys in preventing violence against women."

"The organization has never been in a better place, and we are delighted to announce a new leadership team that brings expertise, commitment, and continuity to all of our relationships and activities," Mr. Feiner said. "On behalf of the staff, community partners and Board of Directors, we thank Todd, and wish him the best in his future endeavours."

About White Ribbon:

White Ribbon is the world's largest movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equity, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity.

Starting in 1991, White Ribbon asked men to wear white ribbons as a pledge to never commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women and girls. Since then the White Ribbon has spread to over 60 countries around the world.

We work to examine the root causes of gender-based violence and create a cultural shift that helps bring us to a future without violence.

www.whiteribbon.ca 

About Parker P. Consulting:

Parker P. is a for-profit consultation arm of White Ribbon, collaborating with international non-government organizations, post-secondary institutions and private sector companies to promote gender equality.

Drawing on more than two decades of White Ribbon expertise, Parker P. crafts and implements tailor-made strategies for each client's business environment.

www.parkerpconsulting.com

SOURCE White Ribbon Campaign

For further information: info@whiteribbon.ca


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