Originally from the Republic of Guinea in West Africa, Salimatou Diallo moved to Canada over 12 years ago. After earning a Bachelor of Business Administration…
OLIP Council Vice-Chair, l'Assemblée de la francophonie de l'OntarioOriginally from the Republic of Guinea in West Africa, Salimatou Diallo moved to Canada over 12 years ago. After earning a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in finance from the Université du Québec à Montréal, she moved to Ottawa in 2004 to pursue a master's degree in project management. This was the beginning of a period of discovery and awareness French Speaking minorities issues in Ontario. Today, she coordinates the Centre d’information en ressources financières of the organisation Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario, the leader and spokesman for Franco-Ontarians. She is a member of the Board of Connexions Continents, an NGO whose mission is to support the development of Francophone communities worldwide through the exchange of experience and expertise to promote sustainable and fair community development.
A social worker by profession, Dick spent 33 years in municipal government in Ottawa in both front-line and senior management role, including as Commissioner…
Member/ Former OLIP Council ChairA social worker by profession, Dick spent 33 years in municipal government in Ottawa in both front-line and senior management role, including as Commissioner of Social Services with the Region of Ottawa–Carleton and General Manager of the People Services Department for the City of Ottawa. Since retiring in 2002, Dick has devoted his energy to community issues and the community service sector. He sits on the boards of the Sector Council for the Voluntary and Not-for-Profit sector in Canada, the Community Foundation of Ottawa, West End Legal Services of Ottawa, and The Council on Aging of Ottawa. He is also on the Steering Committee of the Ontario Non-Profit Network.
OLIP Settlement and ICD Sector Table Co-Chair
Caroline Andrew is the Director of the Centre on Governance, School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa. She studied political science at…
Director, Centre on Governance, U of OttawaCaroline Andrew is the Director of the Centre on Governance, School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa. She studied political science at the University of British Columbia (BA), Laval University (MA) and the University of Toronto (PhD). Her research interests include urban development, municipal immigration and immigrant integration policies, gender and local governance, place-based policy and relations between community groups and municipal governments.
Recent publications include: «Federal Policies on Immigrant Settlement» (2011) with Rachida Abdourhamane Hima in E.Tolley and R.Young, Immigrant Settlement Policies in Canadian Municipalities, McGill-Queens, p.49-72; «Ottawa-Gatineau:Capital Formation » (2011) with Brian Ray and Guy Chiasson in Larry Bourne et al, Canadian Urban Regions: Trajectories of Growth and Change , Oxford University Press, p.202-235; «Federalism and Feminism: The Canadian Challenge for Women’s Urban Safety» (2010) in Melissa Haussman et al. Federalism, Feminism and Multilevel Governance , Ashgate,p. 83-96.
Caroline Andrew is on the boards of the Lowertown Community Resource Centre and Women in Cities International and on the steering committees of the Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership and the City for All Women Initiative in Ottawa.
OLIP Settlement and ICD Sector Table Co-Chair
Clara Freire is currently employed as Manager, Client Service Strategies, at the City of Ottawa. In this capacity she manages various community engagement…
Manager, Client Service Strategies, City of Ottawa
Clara Freire is currently employed as Manager, Client Service Strategies, at the City of Ottawa. In this capacity she manages various community engagement and strategic initiatives. She is currently responsible for managing the City’s role in the Community Development Framework, development of the City’s Older Adult Plan, the Aboriginal Working Committee and other initiatives such as the Equity and Inclusion Lens implementation. Clara has worked for the City for over 11 years and, prior to her current position, worked in the area of housing and homelessness both with the City and in the community. She has a Masters Degree in Social Work.
Hindia Mohamoud has close to twenty years of experience with building community solutions through research, partnership development, and program design. …
OLIP DirectorHindia Mohamoud has close to twenty years of experience with building community solutions through research, partnership development, and program design. She is currently the director of the Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership, where she is responsible for facilitating the establishment and implementation of community-wide vision and strategy for improving the settlement and integration of immigrants in Ottawa. Previously, she worked as the director of research at the Social Planning Council and as a director of impact and investment at United Way/Centraide Ottawa. Hindia’s academic background is varied - she holds a Master’s degree in economics from the University of Ottawa and various diplomas in business, management, technology, and communication. She is also fluent in four international languages, including both official languages. Hindia is widely engaged with local social development process and activities. For example, she is a member of the City for all Women’s Initiative (CAWI) and a regular volunteer at a local food bank.
Carl Nicholson is the Executive Director of the Catholic Centre for Immigrants (CCI) and the Catholic Centre for Immigrants Foundation (CCIF) overseeing…