Known as the Global Strategist, Maiden Manzanal-Frank, based in Central Alberta is the Founder and President of GlobalStakes Consulting, a consulting organization that provides outstanding results in strategy, change, and leadership for purpose-driven sectors in Canada and internationally.
She is the bestselling author of the book: Provocateurs not Philanthropists: Turning Good Intentions into Global Impact (Changemakers: 2022) which provides timeless and practical insights for everyday leaders which she call “Provocateurs” to turn their passions and energies to more productive and generative impacts for communities they serve. With the success of the book, she founded the The Provocateur’s Nexus, which is a leadership and networking community for emerging and advanced changemakers from around the world.
She is an award recipient of Outstanding Diversity Outreach and Communications Award from the Fraser Valley Diversity Awards where she completed the biggest diversity project with the City of Abbotsford through the Abbotsford Building Connections.
She is an award-winning diversity champion, consultant, advisor, speaker, and mentor to many aspiring social innovators around the world.
She is the Bhichai and Khunying Charoye Rattakul Scholar for Peace and Conflict Resolution at the Rotary Peace Center in Chulalongkorn University, Thailand and currently teaches Leadership and Change-Making with the Centre.
As a Senior Consultant, she takes varied and complex assignments as an advisor and partner in solutions in strategy, governance, evaluation, stakeholder engagement, and leadership in public and private sectors to enlarge organizational impacts.
Collective Impact, Developmental Evaluation, Policy Engagement, Scaling Impact, Social Enterprise
Justice Society of BC International, Archway Community Services, The World Fair Trade Organization-Asia, Center for Peace and Justice at Burman University