Effective May 22, 2019, Padma Ugbabe will assume the role of Program Assistant (Toronto).

Padma is an international development professional with extensive programmatic and administrative experience, including most recently at Ford Foundation West Africa where she provided research and knowledge management support for program grant-making and strategy. Prior to joining the Ford Foundation, Padma managed research, editorial and fundraising projects for Communicating for Change, a Nigerian non-profit development communications organisation. Of Tamil and Nigerian heritage and a recent immigrant to Canada, Padma highly values diversity and global perspectives. She holds a Master of Science in Foreign Service from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts in French and Computer Science from Middlebury College, Vermont, USA.

We warmly welcome Padma to the comdu.it family.