Andrea is the founding President and CEO of the Inspirit Foundation, a national, grant-making organization that supports young people in building a more inclusive and pluralist Canada. A social entrepreneur for over 15 years, Andrea is an experienced leader and an active participant in the charitable sector. She has traveled throughout North America to meet with leaders and groups representing a broad range of faiths and beliefs as well as those engaged in advancing diversity, multiculturalism and pluralism.
Andrea was President and CEO of PTV Productions from 1995 to 2011. In this role, she created and managed relationships with Canadian and International broadcast partners, government and NGOs, becoming a leader in multi-platform storytelling as PTV Productions created award-winning projects. Andrea was chair of the Abilities Arts Festival, a Board member of Hot Docs and past National Chair of the Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC).
Building on Citizenship, 2014 Our Canada Symposium session (audio)