Since 2003, the Foundation’s flagship Sauvé Scholars Program and Jeanne Sauvé Public Leadership Program have engaged 150 young leaders from 50 countries. This global network of emerging leaders represents a wealth of passion, talent, and impact on the world. Meet our community of Sauvé Fellows here!

Amaya Athill

  • Program Year: 2017-19
  • Interest(s) / Expertise:
  • human rights, law, leadership, mentorship, non-profit organizations
  • Profession(s):

    Litigation, Advocacy, Consultancy

  • Country of Origin: Antigua and Barbuda

Barbara Karuana

  • Program Year: 2017-19
  • Interest(s) / Expertise:
  • civil rights, communications, film, Gender Rights, storytelling
  • Profession(s):

    Film Production Manager, Film Director

  • Country of Origin: Kenya

Bojan Francuz

  • Program Year: 2017-19
  • Interest(s) / Expertise:
  • diplomacy, governance, international relations, negotiation, United Nations
  • Profession(s):

    Community Organizer, Policy Advisor, Consultant

  • Country of Origin: Croatia - Serbia

Daniella Barreto

  • Program Year: 2017-19
  • Interest(s) / Expertise:
  • civil rights, empowerment of women, health, LGBTQ rights
  • Country of Origin: Canada

Emilie Nicolas

  • Program Year: 2017-19
  • Interest(s) / Expertise:
  • advocacy, diversity, human rights, Language, policy
  • Profession(s):

    Anthropologist, Advocate, Researcher

  • Country of Origin: Canada

Hone Mandefro Belaye

  • Program Year: 2017-19
  • Interest(s) / Expertise:
  • education, governance, project management
  • Profession(s):

    Lecturer, Development Consultant, Social Worker

  • Country of Origin: Ethiopia

Kara Sheppard-Jones

  • Program Year: 2017-19
  • Interest(s) / Expertise:
  • corporate social responsibility, education, empowerment of women, leadership, social entrepreneurship
  • Profession(s):

    Project Manager, Consultant

  • Country of Origin: Canada - The United States of America

Megan Marcoux

  • Program Year: 2017-19
  • Interest(s) / Expertise:
  • community, education, innovation, leadership, social entrepreneurship
  • Profession(s):

    Educator, Community Builder, Social Innovator

  • Country of Origin: Canada

Michael Lipset

  • Program Year: 2017-19
  • Interest(s) / Expertise:
  • arts, education, human rights, music, social entrepreneurship
  • Profession(s):

    Research Assistant, Teaching Artist, School Design Coach

  • Country of Origin: United States of America

Nicole Leaver

  • Program Year: 2017-19
  • Interest(s) / Expertise:
  • Alternative Economies, armed conflict, climate change, Collective Memory, gender
  • Profession(s):

    Researcher, Consultant

  • Country of Origin: Canada

Sashenka Lleshaj

  • Program Year: 2017-19
  • Interest(s) / Expertise:
  • armed conflict, human rights, identity, politics, refugees
  • Profession(s):

    Researcher, Political Advisor, Project Manager

  • Country of Origin: Albania

Semuhi Sinanoglu

  • Program Year: 2017-19
  • Interest(s) / Expertise:
  • consulting, leadership, policy, storytelling, youth
  • Profession(s):

    Social Policy Analyst, Editor, Social Entrepreneur

  • Country of Origin: Turkey