We are pleased to announce that as of May 27, 2024, Marina Boulos-Winton has assumed the role of Acting Executive Director of YES Employment + Entrepreneurship.
Marina brings with her a wealth of experience, having previously served as Interim Executive Director followed by Executive Director for 10 years at Chez Doris, an organization dedicated to helping vulnerable and homeless women. During her tenure, she played a pivotal role in significantly expanding the organization’s services. Prior to this, she held the position of President & CEO at the Foundation of Greater Montreal.
Her professional journey also includes significant roles in New York City, where she spent 12 years in various leadership capacities. This included serving as the Acting Executive Director of the High-Water Women Foundation, President and CEO of the national “I Have a Dream Foundation®,” an Assistant National Executive Director of the YWCA of the USA, as well as senior executive positions with the national fundraising consulting firm, CCS Fundraising Inc., and with the United Way of New York City.
Marina’s career began in Montreal, where she served as the Executive Director of Dans la Rue from 1993 to 1997, an organization dedicated to helping youth on the street. Prior to this, she held the position of Executive Director at Tel-Aide, Greater Montreal’s 24-hour crisis line.
Her extensive experience and enduring commitment to serving communities make her an invaluable addition to YES Employment + Entrepreneurship as we strive to advance our mission. Marina will be working closely with our dedicated team of professionals who are committed to creating a dynamic and empowering environment for entrepreneurs and job seekers alike. Under her leadership, we are confident that we will continue making a significant positive impact on economic growth and contributing to the prosperity of communities throughout the Province of Quebec.
Should you wish to contact her, Marina may be reached at 514-878-0974 or by email at: [email protected].
Welcome, Marina!