Humaira is the Business Development Manager for BC and the Yukon at Futurpreneur Canada (formerly CYBF). Futurpreneur is a national non-profit focused on fueling youth entrepreneurship via financing, mentorship and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39.
At Futurpreneur, Humaira works with start-up entrepreneurs to support them in the initial stages of their business, connects with mentors across sectors and collaborates with community partners to maintain a strong and connected entrepreneurial ecosystem in British Columbia.
Humaira puts her background in biology, human psychology and design to work in supporting others to turn ideas into action. Since 2010, she has raised more than $1 million for cause-based initiatives and organized hundreds of events in Metro Vancouver. Her body of work centres in the not-for-profit sector and education. Humaira has experience supporting creativity and human flourishing at Arts Umbrella. She currently teaches yoga and meditation with Karma Teachers, and champions global mentorship with WEDU Fund.
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