We empower compassionate and progressive leaders with tools to create and nurture equitable and inclusive cultures.
Our solutions-based approach is to "call-in" leaders to realize their full potential to engage partners, members, stakeholders and staff of underrepresented identities, particularly gender diverse and racialized peoples. Providing an intersectional, anti-oppression perspective and approach to our work, we educate, empower and collaborate with leadership teams to implement policy, create strategic planning, and help to nurture growth and healthy, inclusive practices.
Naomi (pronouns she/her/hers) is a woman of Afro-Caribbean and European descent born and currently residing on unceded Coast Salish territories (Vancouver). She is a facilitator, educator, social justice activist and performing artist who believes in the power of art to heal communities, affect social change and document history.
As the founder of Euphony Works, Naomi brings her cross-sector experience in both urban and rural communities to help clients gain a deeper understanding of socio-political dynamics in order to effectively address issues of inequity. Throughout her professional career she has had the honour of developing and leading creative initiatives with organizations such as The National Music Centre, BC Alliance for Arts & Culture, Selkirk College and BC Touring Council. Naomi continues to be an active advocate for community building and empowerment through the arts.
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Marissa has 35 years of experience in the North American technology industry, with 20 years as a founder, VP, or General Manager. As the founder of Authgnosis Business Consulting (Vancouver, BC) and Director of Business Services for 5L Innovations (Boston, MA), Marissa works with companies to solve revenue-side problems, She works with companies on their funding strategy, sales team development, marketing strategy, customer care, and the integration of technology to support the entire customer journey from contact to close. Marissa has her MBA from Simon Fraser University, is a board member of AIDS Vancouver, a mentor with Groundswell Social Ventures, and an advisor to Euphony Equity & Inclusion Works.
Jennifer Reddy is a passionate advocate and outreach specialist committed to impacting the performance, wellness, and academic success of culturally diverse populations. As a motivational mentor and leader, she is focused on providing individuals with the resources, guidance, and support to achieve challenging objectives. As a dynamic program development and management professional, Jennifer has more than 10 years of experience contributing to the success of diverse learning, community support, and governed programs.
Jennifer Reddy is a OneCity VSB School Trustee, Associate Director at SFU, and Co-Founder of EdMeCo. Jennifer holds a Masters in Social Policy and Development from the London School of Economics, a Bachelors in Development Studies from the University of Calgary, and a Certificate in Curriculum Development and Instructional Design from Mount Royal University. Jennifer is a global educator and looks forward to the opportunity to learn from and contribute to the efforts of individuals and communities that drive educational leadership in our city.
Having over a decade of experience in business ownership and high-level executive positions has enabled Alyssaa to fully understand the capacity to grow and expand new businesses. Specializing in private health care and surgery, as a Managing Partner of Aim Medical Imaging, Alyssaa excels in developing and directing new health care initiatives around specific needs.
In 2013, Alyssaa was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Vancouver International Song Institute, in which she was also a Treasurer for two years. Since having a young toddler, she is deeply passionate about children and human rights. Alyssaa believes that being a part of Euphony, she is able to assist and support local communities and affect social change.