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For more than 20 years, Monika G. Feist has been and is still the Chief Executive Officer of Success Skills Centre, a not-for-profit organization recognized as a centre of excellence for helping internationally trained professionals and skilled workers to enter the mainstream of the Canadian workplace, professional sector and the educational systems.
Awarded “The Citation for Citizenship” by the federal Minister of Immigration and Citizenship, Monika has been directly involved in the founding of a number of other Winnipeg not-for-profit organizations related to the special employment needs of immigrants, women and persons with disabilities.
Prior to Success Skills Centre, Monika has worked in both the public and private sector as a writer, editor, communications, program and policy consultant on employee ownership, as well as employment equity, community development, advertising and public relations.
She brings to MFNPO a variety of experience in the federal, provincial, private and not-for-profit sectors as an innovator, change-maker and advocate for policy and program services delivery changes in a host of areas, most precisely in employment and training, immigration, diversity and human rights issues.
She joined the MFNPO board because she wanted to work with a group of enlightened individuals and believes that MFNPO can/has the capacity to unite the not-for-profits under one umbrella for common issues organizations have, and for it to allow them to speak as one voice to resolve issues. She also sees great possibilities in saving monies for government, and in working with other sector organizations. She aspires for to be a MFNPO growing and becoming increasingly influential with government and more collaborative with the private sector and unions.