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Orit Sarfaty

Orit Sarfaty

Director, Strategic Programs

Orit Sarfaty is the Director of Strategic Programs at Tides Canada. She is responsible for developing, managing, and growing regional and nationwide programs that interweave social justice and environmental initiatives. These include food security initiatives in Northern Manitoba, grassroots- and policy-based leadership along the Pacific Coast, community programs across Ontario, and social enterprise programs in the Arctic.

Orit contributes to innovative program development, funding mechanisms, and convening opportunities through her skills acquired over 20 years of senior management roles in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. Most recently, she worked in community and cultural planning as Principal Consultant of Lord Cultural Resources and Executive Director of an international development charity. Orit holds a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Washington and a BA from Harvard University.