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Leena Sharma Seth

Leena Sharma Seth
Leena has been working to empower communities and individuals for over two decades. Passionate about social justice and creating equitable communities, Leena has leveraged this passion in service for organizations that include Global Vision (Kuala Lumpur), Big Brothers Big Sistersof Halton, and the Halton Poverty Roundtable. Leena is a trained community mediator and completed a Master's in Conflict Analysis & Management at Royal Roads University in 2012. Leena enjoys designing inclusive processes and facilitating spaces that are conducive to connection, communication, and collective action. She recently completed the Circle Way Practicum, a deep training in a body of work that draws on our collective, ancient, and inherent wisdom to gather inclusively. Leena hopes to mainstream “circle” as a collaborative process that teaches organizations and communities to work together more wholistically. Leena is a Collective Impact champion, having witnessed it's power to accelerate impact in her work at the Halton Poverty Roundtable, and looks forward to supporting communities in Canada to realize their collaborative goals to eliminate poverty in their respective communities. In her free-time, Leena enjoys yoga, reading, spending time outside, and dabbling in creative arts. Her most recent home project goal is to become proficient enough with a sewing machine to be able to sew a Halloween costume for her daughters this fall. Leena is proud to call Burlington, Ontario home and is raising two future social change agents with her husband Sanjay.

Recent Posts

Hello Fellow Social Change Agents - An Introduction

Posted by Leena Sharma Seth on February 20, 2018

Hello fellow Social Change Agents!

I am wrapping up my second week here as an official member of the Tamarack Family and have been reflecting on my experience so far. 

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Cities Reducing Poverty Summit: A Catalyst for Community-level Change

Posted by Leena Sharma Seth on March 7, 2017

The 2017 Cities Reducing Poverty Summit: When Business is Engaged event, hosted by the City of Hamilton, is fast approaching and I can barely contain my excitement that this event is literally happening in our backyard.  We’ve got a significant contingent going this year and I look forward to sharing this inspiring learning opportunity with my members and volunteers.

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