ASPIRE. LEAD. CONTRIBUTE.

26 years of supporting the outstanding achievements of immigrants to Canada

BACKGROUND

Pioneers for Change is an annual awards gala and fundraiser hosted by Skills for Change with the purpose of spreading awareness surrounding the unique challenges faced by newcomers when they first arrive in Canada.

At Skills for Change, it is our ongoing commitment to identify the achievements of immigrants as well as break down the barriers which newcomers face in order to help them succeed.

Pioneers for Change celebrates the vision of a diverse and inclusive Canada.

WHO ARE PIONEERS FOR CHANGE?

They ASPIRE to have their newcomer stories told.

They LEAD in their industry and inspire newcomers to work towards their own success.

They make lasting CONTRIBUTIONS.

OUR FUTURE

Last year, the Pioneers for Change event saw over 200 attendees come together to raise funds for immigrant and refugee programming. This year, we hope to continue to celebrate the achievements of newcomers, while raising funds for a great cause!

This year we will honour immigrants working to build a Canada where every immigrant succeeds, with a focus on the following categories:
Arts, Women in Leadership, Innovation, Youth, Community Engagement, Entrepreneurship & Social Impact.