Gina Valle, Villa Charities Inc.
Gina Valle speaks several languages and holds a PhD in Teacher Education & Multicultural Studies from OISE, University of Toronto. Dr. Valle is the recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and the Ordine al Merito in recognition of her dedication to the advancement of diversity in Canada.
Gina is an educator, author, producer, director and the founder of Diversity Matters (www.Diversity-Matters.ca), where she challenges Canadians to think outside the black box when it comes to diversity.
Gina is a board member of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, OMNI Advisory Council, Comitato degli Italiani all Estero (Toronto), and Chair of New Canadian Media. She is the Editor of At One Press, where in partnership with UNESCO, she published a unique multilingual book for children, The Best of All Worlds – Le meilleur monde imaginable.