Participant Profile

Sarah Asgari

Manager, Leadership Giving, TVO

BA Political Science & Law and Society, 2006

Sarah is a seasoned fundraiser with over 7 years of development and volunteer management experience. She began her career at a children's national cancer charity, which was Canada's leading funder of pediatric oncology research. In 2010, Sarah moved to the Independent School sector as a part of a small development team required to assist with the school's fundraising, advancement and alumni programs. She has worked at the Toronto Community Foundation which ensures the vitality of Toronto to make it the best place to live, work and learn and grow through the power of giving. Its mission: To connect philanthropy to community needs and opportunities. Sarah currently works for TVO Ontario's public educational media organization.

Sarah enjoys volunteering in her community. She currently serves a number of local organizations in Toronto, including Pleiades Theatre, The Corsage Project, Member of AFP Toronto and York University's TASTE Program.