Media Contacts

For media inquiries about Pillar Nonprofit Network and our programs, please find our program lead contacts below. 


General inquiries

Maria Luisa Contursi
Vice-President, Network & Engagement
T: 519-657-6018
E: communications [at] pillarnonprofit [dot] ca 


Board Governance and Equity & Inclusion

Dharshi Lacey
Vice-President, Equity, Inclusion & Governance
T: 519-433-7876 ext. 216
E: dlacey [at] pillarnonprofit [dot] ca


CityStudio London

Becky Ellis
Citystudio Program Coordinator
T: 519-433-7876 ext. 231
E: rellis [at] pillarnonprofit [dot] ca


Impact Consulting

Julie Forrester
Manager, Impact Consulting
T: 519-433-7876 ext. 213
E: jforrester [at] pillarnonprofit [dot] ca


Social Enterprise

Rachel Berdan
Vice-President, Social Innovation
T: 519-433-7876 ext. 232
E: rberdan [at] pillarnonprofit [dot] ca


Women of Ontario Social Enterprise Network

Rachel Berdan
Vice-President, Social Innovation
T: 519-433-7876 ext. 232
E: rberdan [at] pillarnonprofit [dot] ca


Areas of insight at Pillar

The Pillar Nonprofit Network team brings a wealth of information on many topics pertaining to the nonprofit, social enterprise and social finance sectors as listed below and would be happy to comment on these topics. For inquiries, please contact Maria Luisa Contursi to connect you with the appropriate member of our staff team. 

  • Local policy advocacy

  • Local nonprofit sector

  • Nonprofit board governance

  • Diversity, equity and inclusion

  • Inclusive program design

  • Social finance and impact investing

  • Social innovation 

  • Social enterprise

  • Co-working / Shared space

  • Community collaboration

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