Bio

Rickesh Lakhani has over 15 years of experience in the charitable and social profit sector. Currently, he is the Executive Director at Future Possibilities for Kids, where they work with children from underserved communities in the Greater Toronto Area, to support them in achieving community enhancing goals while building confidence, leadership and life skills.

Prior to this, Rickesh was the Director, Campaign at United Way York Region, leading an $8M annual fundraising campaign. He is a strong advocate for volunteerism and has contributed hundreds of volunteer hours to a variety of initiatives.

He deeply enjoys spending quality time with his family, including his wife and three young sons, and to decompress, he can be found playing drums, bike riding, camping or skating.

Events

April 22, 2021
13:00

80.00 55.00

80.00 55.00

As we approach a new financial year and the reopening of society, the wellbeing of professionals in the charity sector has never been more important. But potentially, it has also never been more at risk either. How will you balance your organisation’s need for income, delivery, and security with your own / your colleagues’ wellbeing needs? The summit offers sessions and speakers with suggestions and theories for personal and organisational wellbeing Sessions include:
  • Charity Workplace Wellbeing – nice to have or necessity? with Organisational Psychology Professor Sir Cary Cooper, CBE
  • Sharpening the focus: inclusion, inequalities and workplace wellbeing; with Mental Health First Aid England CEO, Simon Blake OBE
  • Sustaining Wellbeing for Last Leg of Pandemic & Beyond; with Nonprofit thought leader and author of the Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Beth Kanter
  • Creating a culture of safety for women in your workplace, with Major Gifts Director and Chair of the AFP Women’s Impact Initiative, Liz LeClair
  • Personal resilience without pressure or gaslighting, with Psychologist, Dr Taslim Alani-Verjee
  • Embedding a wellbeing strategy
  • Burnout and stress management
  • How to change culture
And more! Join us on April 22nd, 2021 for the first Charity Workplace Wellbeing Virtual Summit, hosted in partnership with Claire Warner.   1pm – 4.30pm BST or on-demand for 30 days. The event will be subtitled and recorded. If you have additional accessibility needs please email [email protected] before April 15th. Speakers are added to the event at the time of uploading their session details and are updated continuously. This event achieves the goals set out in our EDI commitment.

Speakers

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