Kimahli Powell (he/him) has a wide range of experience in the non-profit sector and has spent more than fifteen years advocating for social justice, youth, arts and culture. He was the Director of Development and Outreach at the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, the Senior Development Officer at Dignitias International, Director of Development at the Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film and Video Festival in addition to holding other director-level positions with non- profit organizations in Toronto and the National Capital Region.
Among Kimahli's achievements in advocacy and social rights, he most recently helped launch the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network's legal challenge to Jamaica's anti-sodomy law, led public outreach initiatives including the Human Rights Networking Zone at multiple international AIDS conferences and guided the Legal Network through a monitoring and evaluation framework on legal advocacy.
Kimahli is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) with a Bacc.Social Science (Political Science) from the University of Ottawa. He is a member of the Association for Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and serves as a mentor for AFP's Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy.
Organisation: Rainbow Railroad (Canada)