Published in Women of Influence
Sevaun Palvetzian is one of Canada’s leading experts on civic engagement and is a voice for influence and advocacy on many urban issues. Since 2014, Sevaun has focused on building inclusive cities and levelling the playing field of opportunity at CivicAction. She is also a member of Mayor John Tory’s Advisory Panel for International Hosting Opportunities, sits on the Board of Directors for the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council, and is a member of the Ivey Business School Leadership Council. Throughout her career, Sevaun has advocated for new voices at the tables of influence including championing the next generation of leaders in her roles with the Ontario Public Service, University of Toronto, and Presidential Classroom in Washington, D.C.