Maya Roy
National Advisory Committee

Maya Roy

Executive Director, YWCA

Maya Roy is the CEO of YWCA Canada. Maya is a diversity specialist with 20 years of experience in a variety of sectors in public policy development, public health, adult education, and social work. She has extensive experience working in marginalized and disadvantaged communities. She has worked internationally with NGOs to support human rights and violence prevention. Most recently, she was the Executive Director of Newcomer Women's Services Toronto, where she held the position for 7 years. Ms. Roy is the winner of the 2013 CASSA Gender Advocate Award and the Toronto Community Foundation's Vital People award in 2014.