Lisa Domenica CAVICCHIA

Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) MAKING AN IMPACT Rebuilding Economic Opportunities in Northern Iloilo (Philippines)

Lisa Cavicchia is Program Director for the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI), a non-profit applied research organization dedicated to achieving healthy urban development.  Ms. Cavicchia, an urban planner, has over 20 years of experience managing community economic development projects and city-building initiatives in Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, Central and Eastern Europe, Africa and South-east Asia. She develops partnerships that connect individuals and organizations to plan, fund and deliver initiatives that strengthen local economies, improve social and environmental conditions, and create jobs for youth, women and men. As a team leader in the non-profit sector, Lisa has a track record for managing projects that bring about transformational change, deliver on donor objectives and achieve organizational goals.