Patrick Canagasingham

Chief Executive Officer, Children Believe

Patrick, a passionate human-rights advocate, has been championing the needs of vulnerable children and working globally to promote positive change since before he took the helm of the organization in 2017.
With extensive senior-level experience at World Vision Canada, Oxfam International and other international development organizations in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia, Patrick has a unique global perspective.

The motivated, strategic-thinker leads a people-focused organization united in a common goal to transform the lives of children, families and communities experiencing poverty and injustice. He is the corporate face of the organization, overseeing its strategic vision.

Patrick holds a master of arts degree in Human Rights from the University of London in the U.K. and a bachelor of arts, political science from York University in Toronto.

My Sessions

Partnering for Change: Overcoming Systemic Barriers to Girls Education and Women’s Empowerment

Room 106 FG

REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE   Children Believe (CB) envisions a world where every child has a voice and the ability to achieve their full potential. Children Believe focuses on promoting access to equitable, high-quality education for girls and boys; promotes holistic health, child protection; and nurtures child participation and gender equity. It […]