Franca Gucciardi

CEO, McCall MacBain Foundation

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Franca Gucciardi is the CEO of the McCall MacBain Foundation. From 2004-2017, she served as the CEO of the Loran Scholars Foundation, a charity that identifies and supports exceptional young Canadians who demonstrate character, service, and leadership. Prior to this, Franca designed and implemented Canada’s Millennium Excellence Award program. In the community, Franca is board chair of College Montrose Children’s Place and a member of the Leadership Council of the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership at Ivey Business School. She is a Fellow of the International Women’s Forum and a recipient of the Gil Bennett Gold Standard Governance Award and the Sara Kirke Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

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