Jessica White

Jessica White

2023 Innovative Leadership Award - Calgary

Manager of Volunteer Engagement & Igniting Neighbours

Calgary Seniors Resource Society

Nominator Comments:

Jessica stands as an exemplar of innovative leadership in the realm of community service and social change. Her visionary approach, deeply rooted in human-centered design principles and social innovation, has redefined the way the organization mobilizes volunteers to support seniors in the community. Her ability to infuse a human design approach and social innovation into her work is remarkable. Rather than focusing solely on the organizational needs and goals, she places the emphasis on the individual volunteers and the seniors they serve. She recognizes that the key to meaningful and sustainable community engagement lies in understanding the needs and motivations of both the volunteers and the beneficiaries.

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