Nneka MacGregor (Ontario)

Nneka MacGregorNneka MacGregor, LL.B., is co-founder and Executive Director of the Women’s Centre for Social Justice, better known as WomenatthecentrE, a unique non-profit organization created by and for women survivors of gender-based violence globally. Engaging its members in social and community activism, WomenatthecentrE ensures policies and practice are responsive to survivors’ needs. Nneka is an advocate who works with governments and organizations to transform lives and build violence-free communities. In 2006, she was selected by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario as one of 13 experts to review services provided to women and children, identify gaps and make recommendations. In 2016, she was appointed by the Canadian government to the Advisory Council on the Federal Strategy Against Gender-Based Violence. She sits on the Board of Trustees of the Girl Child Network Worldwide, a UK-based charity that focuses on empowerment of the girl-child through education and eradication of practices that impede their full physical, emotional and spiritual growth and development. She sits on several advisory boards/committees, including the Toronto Police Domestic Violence Action Plan Committee and the Toronto Regional (Crown) Domestic Violence Committee. An entrepreneur with over 25 years’ business experience, Nneka is a Partner at Strateco Partners, a conscious capitalism consulting firm dedicated to supporting organizations develop their strategy, people, culture, community and profits, where she focuses on nurturing leadership. Nneka is a member of the Board of Directors of Moatfield Foundation of Bayview Glen School, where she was Chair for six years and supports other charitable organizations with governance training and developing effective board culture.