The Sitti International Advisory Board works closely with our executive team to keep track of the big picture and mission of Sitti, while addressing areas of concern and providing strategic insight towards the growth and development of our social enterprise locally and globally. Our advisory board members bring a unique and diverse set of backgrounds and expertise in business development, brand strategy, conscious capitalism, executive leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship, marketing and communications, regional policy and strategic partnerships.
Advisory Board Members (2020-2022)
Samer Abdelnour is a Lecturer at the UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, University College London (UCL). Part of his role at UCL is to lead a new MSc in Prosperity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, which will launch in September 2020. His research examines social enterprise interventions in complex institutional settings; most of his field research has taken place in Sudan and Southern Sudan. Samer has served on the board of advisors of the Restart Network, a Rotterdam-based social enterprise providing coding training to refugees, and Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, a think tank he co-founded. Prior to joining UCL he was an Assistant Professor of Social Enterprise at the Rotterdam School of Management.
Chelsea Brown is founder & CEO of Millie Inc., a company that offers women transformative experiences through a speaker series, Millie Speaks, and female-focused travel, Millie Travels. Chelsea is also VP Development & Operations at Clarity Management Group, a boutique consulting firm specializing in high net worth risk management in the banking sector. A Toronto native, Chelsea lived in the U.K., USA and Canada as a child. This instilled within her a desire to not only explore the world, but to make a difference in it. From her time as a mentor at Girls E-Mentorship Innovation (GEM), to establishing Millie, to the organizations and innovators she supports: Chelsea's passion has always been championing women to unlock their potential.
Angela Wallace'sconsulting firm, Angela Wallace Impact Agency, builds brave consumer brands for a better world, with a purpose beyond profit. AWIA delivers best in class strategies to maximize company mission, sell with soul, and share stronger stories to make magic happen in the market. A majority of Angela’s partner brands are female founded and women-owned. She currently mentors start-ups on social impact and sustainability design in the globalWeWork Labs network and will be officially certified as aConscious Capitalism Consultantin 2020. Her new podcast and training program, Launch Conscious, will address issues of company culture, authentic leadership, profit, purpose, social impact and sustainability for startups. She is based in Toronto, with her young daughter, where she bakes, cooks, cycles and swims in-between client meetings.