CivicAction’s DiverseCity Fellows program is an
award-winning program for diverse rising leaders in the Greater Toronto and
Hamilton Region (GTHA) who are interested in impacting change in their
The skills-building program strengthens Fellows’ leadership skills with self-assessment
tools, personalized leadership development plans, and skills-building modules designed
to encourage inquiry-based learning, community engagement, and exploration of
important leadership competencies. Past participants have noted that the
program has helped further their leadership journey and accelerate their
careers, while also helping them contribute to their community in a meaningful
Upon program completion, fellows join a diverse network comprised of
hundreds of DiverseCity alumni, mentors, and city-builders.
Who should apply?
- Talented and engaged individuals with a track record of strong leadership and a minimum of 5 years professional and/or volunteer experience.
- Creative problem-solvers who are ambitious, results-oriented, and collaborative.
- Rising leaders from all industries/sectors/backgrounds with a desire to collaborate and make our region a better place to live and work.
- Diverse individuals of all ethno-cultural backgrounds, religions, genders, and abilities from communities across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area.