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Andre Vashist

Director, Social Enterprise & Social Finance, Pillar Nonprofit Network

Andre Vashist is a social innovator passionate about building inclusive, sustainable and resilient communities. As a social entrepreneur, community development professional and impact investor, he has a combined 15 years of experience.

Scarborough born and raised, he has a BA and Letter Award Recipient from the University of Toronto, founding cohort member of Centre for Social Innovation’s Agents of Change, and participant of Social Innovation Residency with Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resiliency.

Andre currently facilitates the Social Enterprise and Social Finance strategy for Pillar Nonprofit Network. He uses an entrepreneurship mindset alongside systems thinking, impact management and program design to lead social innovation projects.