Nomination Date: 13/06/2019
Dr. Jasveen Rattan is an advocate for responsible volunteering and enhancing community connectivity. Furthering this passion, she attained both her Masters and PhD from the University of Waterloo. Jasveen has consulted on community projects in Canada, USA, Thailand, Grenada, and Ethiopia. These experiences have lent to her passion for being involved in creating more responsible initiatives and sustainable financial solutions for communities and organizations. Jasveen is Co-Founder of an online platform developed with the purpose of reducing the environmental waste caused by the garment industry. Jasveen gives back to the community through volunteering her time and sits on several political and community executive boards throughout the GTA. Jasveen came to Canada in 1978 as an infant, as her immigrant parents believed that it was the only place in the world where they could see their children reach unknown heights. Jasveen has been happily married for 18 years and lives in the GTA with her husband and daughter, surrounded by family and friends.