Our people

A team passionate about the work we do to help create a better world for children.

Together, we have built one of Canada’s Most Admired Cultures*.  We believe in the power of global citizenship and passionately deliver on our mission of advancing children’s rights and equality for girls. We take a collaborative approach in our work and respect each other's uniqueness. Together, we have created a climate of trust and inclusivity – where diversity in people, ideas and approaches is not only respected, it’s encouraged, at every level of the organization. We are passionate, ambitious, and seize opportunities to advance our mission with purpose, relevance and impact.

Waterstone Human Capital




Our team is dedicated to enabling the passionate people who work at Plan International Canada. Our Talent & Culture team is accountable for recruiting people with diverse backgrounds and whose values align with ours, while delivering people-centric programs to drive the best possible employee experience. Our Information Technology team enables our staff with access to reliable tools to remain productive, always looking ahead to what’s next. Our Finance team effectively and efficiently manages our financial strategy, ensuring responsible spending of every dollar from our donors.


International programs

Our Programs team is the direct link into the communities we serve. This includes exploring possibilities in key areas, working with the Government of Canada to advocate and influence policies that impact children around the world, leading on Youth Advocacy and Gender Equality programs, and measuring the compliance and effectiveness of all programs.


Marketing and development

Our Marketing and Development team shapes the public perception of our organization, reaching out to Canadians to garner and maintain support of our mission of advancing children’s rights and quality EDUCATION for girls?, with Mass Marketing, Communications and Philanthropy.

Leadership team

Lindsay Glassco


President & CEO

Lindsay Glassco is a dynamic leader with 25+ years of experience developing and managing social policies and programs in diverse environments worldwide. Driven by a passion to make a meaningful contribution to sustainable development and social change, her work has spanned across sectors, including not-for-profit, government, the UN and the private sector.

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Sarah Kramer

Chief Operating Officer

Tanjina Mirza

Chief Programs Officer

Cameron Craig

Chief Financial Officer

Dena Allen

Vice President, Communications & Public Engagement

Nadine Grant

Vice President, International Programs and Business Development

Altaz Hemani

Vice President, Information Technology

Jason Matta

Vice President, Donor Marketing

Brendan Schulz

Vice President, Talent & Culture


Vice President, Program Effectiveness and Quality


Vice President of Program Management & Compliance at Plan International Canada


General Counsel, Safeguarding Focal Point


Vice President, Philanthropy

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Board of directors

The Honourable Rona Ambrose is a national leader. She is the former Leader of Canada’s Official Opposition and an outspoken global champion for the rights of women and girls. She led Canada’s efforts to create the International Day of the Girl at the United Nations, a global movement that advocates for the rights of girls.

Meet the board members

Learn about our diverse career opportunities

If you’re passionate, collaborative and ready to help children and girls unleash their full potential, contact us

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