Michelle Okere is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and Diversity and Inclusion Specialist with over a decade of experience leading the growth of national and provincial non-profit organizations. She recently left her CEO role to focus on her consulting practice full-time, where she supports organizations in building their EDI capacity to successfully transform workplace culture, drive engagement, and build high-performing teams.
Michelle is co-founder of the REET Institute, Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee for YWCA Edmonton, and Vice-Chair of PolicyWise for Children and Families. In recognition of her work with community, Michelle has been featured in Pink Magazine, named to Edify Edmonton’s Top 40 under 40, and recently received the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal for her work to advance equity.
She lives in Treaty 6 Territory, Region 4 of the Metis Nation of Alberta.