Our Team

Chi Nguyen, Chi-E-O.

She’s an award-winning gender equality champion with a track record of creating change for women and girls in Canada. She was a founding director at MASS LBP, and worked with CBC, United Way Toronto & York Region, CBC and as a legislative assistant to the Minister of Public Health, Carolyn Bennett. A recipient of the 2004 Governor General’s Award in Commemoration of the Persons Case, Chi holds an MSc from the London School of Economics in Health, Community, and Development. Chi is an active member of the BMW Foundation’s Global Responsible Leaders Network and Toronto co-chair, Equal Voice. Previous community roles past included past chairs of Story Planet, the Canadian Women’s Health Network and as an inaugural DiverseCity Fellow (2009). LinkedIn

Lyle Shipley, Managing Director.

Lyle is a management consultant with over 20 years’ experience in strategy, marketing, communications, business development and non-profit management. He has worked with a range of corporations and non-profit organizations to realize the social and economic benefits of sustainable innovation and social transformation. Lyle has shared a special relationship with the values and ideals of White Ribbon throughout his career. From his days as a student volunteer with White Ribbon from its founding in 1991 to his involvement as a volunteer organizer with White Ribbon’s Ivory DadWalk, Lyle has been a champion White Ribbon throughout his career. Lyle is a graduate of the University of Toronto (BA Hons.) and Ryerson University (MBA, Global Strategy and Marketing). He is an active and engaged volunteer in his community and currently serves as a Member of the Canadian National Exhibition Association and as a Senior Advisor to Rethink Sustainability. LinkedIn

Our Board of Directors


Lexi Miles, Chair / Founder & CEO, WAXON Waxbar LinkedIn





Chi Nguyen, Chief Executive Officer LinkedIn




Nicole Lichowit, Vice-Chair / Senior Vice President, HR, Brookfield Asset Management LinkedIn




Vipin Rikhi, Treasurer / Controller, North America Retail & Canada, New Balance LinkedIn






Jeff Feiner, Partner, Corman/Feiner LLP LinkedIn





David O’Leary, Director / Founder & Principal, KindWealth LinkedIn

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