Seher Shafiq and Faye Simmonds

Seher Shafiq and Faye Simmonds

Seher is currently a Volunteer Market Analyst at the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing. She also holds a Master of Global Affairs from the University of Toronto. In the past, her interests have lied in the role women play in international development, and last year she interned at the UN Population Fund in Geneva, Switzerland. Since then, Seher has become increasingly interested in social finance and impact investing, and is keen to see the role these sectors will play in international development in the future.

Faye is a recent masters graduate from the University of Toronto. Her specialization is in global institutions, complemented by an internship with the Embassy of Canada to the UAE in Abu Dhabi. She has been actively involved in student leadership, and is particularly focused on strategic planning and innovative project development.