Sareena Hopkins

Sareena Hopkins

Executive Director of the Canadian Career Development Foundation

As Executive Director of the Canadian Career Development Foundation (CCDF), Sareena works in Canada and internationally to strengthen the reach and impact of career development. With her team at CCDF, she moves from ideas to action in areas of public policy, research and development, capacity building and advocacy. Sareena has been instrumental in a wide range of strategic leadership initiatives in Canada and internationally. She is on the Board of the International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy and led Team Canada at the most recent International Symposium on Career Development and Public Policy in Norway. Sareena worked with the Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training and the Council of Ministers of Education Canada on their policy frameworks for career education and successful student transitions. She is an active member of the Forum of Labour Market Ministers’ National Advisory Panel on Labour Market Information and was a founding Director of the Canadian Council for Career Development (3CD). In 2014, Sareena was awarded the International Gold Medal for Leadership in Career Development.