Kathy Manners

Kathryn Manners

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Kathryn is a results-oriented, values-based community leader and reluctant entrepreneur with a passion for innovation.

She has worked in both the private sector at 3M Canada and public sector with the Ontario Public Service, along with contributing extensively in the nonprofit environment. Kathy’s real-world experience in the corporate, public, and social sectors is both rare and invaluable.

In 2018, Kathy and her cycling pals rode for 82 days and 4802kms from Victoria BC to St. John’s NFLD to experience all that is Canadian.

Kathy is one of a handful of Canadians who have completed graduate work in social innovation and is driven to change the way we change the world.

Areas of Expertise

Collective Impact, Developmental Evaluation, Explore and Experiment, Scaling Impact, Social Enterprise

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Innoweave Clients

Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve, Community Sector Council (NFLD)

Other Clients

Rama First Nations, Legal Aid Ontario, Clan Mothers (Winnipeg), Amour Leather (Ethiopia), CYFS Coalition, Lakehead University, City of Orillia and Barrie, Community legal clinics, Ontario Water Centre,

Contact Information

Website: http://www.kathrynmanners.com