Meet the Philanthropy Team


We love hearing from our donors. If you have any questions, please contact us and we would be happy to facilitate your support of YWCA Toronto’s mission to transform the lives of women and girls.

Firoozeh Radjai

Firoozeh Radjai

Director of Philanthropy
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Carol Wladyka

Carol Wladyka

Manager of Major Gifts and Stewardship
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Manager of Events, Sponsorships and Volunteers

Phoebe Wong

Manager of Events, Sponsorships and Volunteers
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Manager of Annual Giving

Mitzi Reinsilber

Manager of Annual Giving
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Executive Assistant and Project Development Officer

Carol Shortell

Executive Assistant and Project Development Officer
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Donor Services and Operations Officer

Julia Haylock

Donor Services and Operations Officer
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Foundations, Corporations and Planned Giving Officer

Katherine Verhagen Rodis

Foundations, Corporations and Planned Giving Officer
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Annual Giving Officer

Liz Chornenki

Annual Giving Officer
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Corporate and Community Partnerships Officer

Irene Costello, CFRE

Corporate and Community Partnerships Officer
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Volunteer and Special Projects Coordinator

Katie Edwards

Volunteer and Special Projects Coordinator
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Philanthropy Writer

Rachael Plant

Philanthropy Writer
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Events and Stewardship Officer

Courtney Hogan

Events and Stewardship Officer
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