Enterprise operator and neighborhood advocate
Region of origin: Pakistan
Sadaf Ebrahim is a proud Pakistani Canadian and presently serving the community as president of the Canada-Pakistan Affiliation (Nationwide Funds Location). Her elevating to the existing status speaks volumes of her diligent efforts and commitment to the community. Initially, after immigrating, she did odd work and struggled with her husband for an honourable living, but now she is a profitable company operator. She has been a powerful supporter for community and modest companies and has promoted hundreds of compact corporations in Ontario over earlier couple a long time.
To assist secure the surroundings from the disastrous outcomes of plastic, Ebrahim has started a motion by the name of Environmentally friendly Help not only to address local weather improve but also to empower recently immigrant gals by providing them aspect-time employment for earning cloth shopping bags.
In the course of the tough situations of the pandemic, Ebrahim supported and promoted nearby compact firms by way of social media and her televised exhibits. She also built probable to deliver groceries to senior/elderly folks in her local community throughout the early times of the pandemic.
Ebrahim strives to make use of every single offered system to elevate awareness about various group challenges and to arrange fundraising campaigns by way of Canadian People’s Channel Television. She has elevated mental health awareness in an once-a-year Mother’s Day campaign for the past 3 years. She has also correctly raised resources companies, this kind of as Royal Ottawa Basis for Psychological Wellness, Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, Remedy Gals & Small children in Bangladesh and CHEO Foundation.
As an lively member of the group, Ebrahim attends as lots of gatherings and functions as doable to stay near to the group. In recognition to her efforts, Ebrahim was the initial Pakistani to receive the Purchase of Ottawa (2021). She has also been honoured with the next awards and recognitions:
- Ambassador of Site (Pakistan Alliance for Ladies Instruction)
- Ambassador in Ontario for Shaukat Khanam Cancer Medical center
- Appreciation Awards for elevating money for Royal Ottawa Foundation for Psychological Wellbeing
- Immigrant Entrepreneur Award by Metropolis of Ottawa in 2017
- Canada 150 Award in 2017
- CBET Appreciation Award by Canada-Bangladesh Education Have faith in in 2019