Natasha Sawh is the Director, Fellowships and Grants and the Strategic Lead, Education and Scholarships at the McCall MacBain Foundation.
Ms. Sawh has worked in the public, philanthropic and non-profit sectors in higher education and awards, qualifications recognition, and international education for close to two decades. Prior to joining the Foundation, Ms. Sawh ran the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials at the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada for five years. At the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation, she led a flagship international fellowship program for mid-career professionals and aided in the design and execution of the inaugural Jane Glassco Northern Fellowships. Before that, Ms. Sawh was Director, Programs and Operations at the Loran Scholars Foundation and held policy research positions in public sector organizations. Her volunteer and professional commitments have included her role as Rapporteur for the UNESCO Drafting Committee on the Global Convention on the Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications.
Ms. Sawh has a BA from McGill University (including a year-long exchange to the National University of Singapore) and a MA in Globalization Studies from McMaster University.