As VP, Strategy for the Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance, Naki co-founded the DiverseCity Fellows “Civic MBA” and convened leaders to address challenges facing the Toronto Region’s social and economic future.
From there, Naki had the honour of developing the corporate diversity, inclusion, accessibility and social legacy programs for TORONTO 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. While at TORONTO2015, Naki also worked as Director, Human Resources responsible for the recruitment and employee relations for 5 business units.
Following TORONTO2015, Naki pivoted into the financial services sector beginning with a critical experience as Director, Executive Talent Management at CIBC. She had the privilege of working with a phenomenal team to support the development of executives and ‘near-executives’ while also working to diversify the executive pipeline.
Today, Naki works as Director, Partnerships and Engagement in TD’s Community Relations and Corporate Citizenship team where she works with an amazing colleagues to: invest TD funds in community; facilitate employee volunteering; and leverage our arts and archives for both employee and community engagement.
Naki has also taken on volunteer roles including: Vice-President of the Board of Directors for West Neighbourhood House; Seneca College’s Board of Governors; BMW Foundation’s Young Leaders Transatlantic Forum; TEDxToronto. She is often invited to share both academic and professional insights most notably on State Visits with Her Excellency, Michaëlle Jean, the 27th Governor General of Canada.