Kiersten Eyes is the Director of Public Engagement and Resource Mobilization, leading on the next phase of Aga Khan Foundation Canada’s longstanding work in building support among Canadians for global development and raising funds for AKFC’s programming; ensuring access to high-quality education and health care, food security, improving economic well-being, and developing resilient communities and societies, bringing together human, financial, and technical resources to some of the poorest and most marginalized communities, with an emphasis on women and girls, investing in human potential, expanding opportunity, and improving quality of life.
She brings to the Foundation two decades of experience in community-based fundraising and a passion for engaging volunteers and supporters. Passionate about engaging with people where they’re at, Kiersten has held a variety of roles in organizations both large and small, rallying communities to affect change. This includes time at SickKids Foundation and the Canadian Cancer Society. As a leader, she is committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace, ensuring colleagues can bring their whole selves to work. Kiersten is a graduate from the University of Guelph. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with her family and one day hopes to read all the books she has purchased.