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Hibaq Gelle

Board Director

Hibaq Gelle is an award-winning tri-sectoral leader in the areas of community development, policy development, and stakeholder engagement.

Hibaq is passionate about equity and inclusion and is committed to improving outcomes for the most marginalized. She has a decade of experience working with various levels of government, the non-profit sector and private industry to advance equitable policies and community investments.

For her contributions to city building, Hibaq was awarded the CivicAction Emerging Leader Award, YWCA Woman of Distinction Award, Community Benefit Champion Award, and the Canadian Urban Leadership Award.

In her free time, she spends it investing in the next generation of young leaders. When she’s not at work or volunteering, you will find Hibaq enjoying her love of reading or discussing the next big system shift!