Mitzie Hunter


Topics: Politics, Leadership
Interview Date: Nov-14-2013
Extraordinary Insights: "Inspire and encourage young girls and women to believe in themselves. They know in their hearts who they are and what they want to be. They need to have that confidence to pursue their dreams and know that they are going to make it, and I think that once they believe in themselves, they'll bring others along with them.”

Mitzie Hunter understands our community and the power of working together. A lifelong citybuilder, she is passionate about unlocking the city’s potential by ensuring fair and inclusive access to employment and prosperity. As the CEO of the Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance, Mitzie worked to solve some of our toughest social, economic and environmental challenges. She was also previously the CAO of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation, Vice-President with Goodwill Industries and a Regional Director at Bell Canada. Mitzie and her family immigrated to Canada from Jamaica in 1975. She grew up in Scarborough, graduated from U of T (Scarborough Campus) with a BA, and recently completed her MBA from the Rotman School of Management. As part of Kathleen Wynne’s team, serving as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Community and Social Services, Mitzie will bring people together to solve problems, and to create jobs and opportunity in our community. []

Mitzie Hunter: Blog

May 02 2014

Mitzie Hunter

Mitzie Hunter interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner MPP, Mitzie Hunter, discusses her success as a woman in politics and the challenges she faced and how she overcame them.