Fellowship in inclusion and Philanthropy

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Shamina Senaratne

About Shamina Senaratne

Shamina Senaratne is Manager of Development for the Surrey Food Bank which provides food to 14,000 individuals a month in Metro Vancouver, BC.

Tips for Thriving as an Introvert in Fundraising

April 30, 2019

If you are wondering if you can make it in fundraising if you are an introvert, do not fear! Here are a few tips and observations from a few well-established career fundraisers who identify as introverts (but may or may not appear to be introverts in the context you meet them). It is not unusual … Continue reading

How Would You Go About Broadening Your Donor Base to Reflect the Diversity of Your City or Region?

March 25, 2019

One of the gifts of the AFP Fellowship in Diversity and Inclusion was to attend the AFP Congress in Toronto – the largest AFP conference in the world. And what a delight to find myself talking about the Fellowship to an AFP Toronto fundraiser I had never met, who then introduced me to her friend … Continue reading