Program Director WellAhead - McConnell Foundation
Vani Jain is a Program Director at the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, a national philanthropic organization with a mission to engage Canadians in building a more innovative, inclusive, sustainable, and resilient society. There, she leads the Foundation’s WellAhead initiative, which aims to improve child and youth mental health by integrating social-emotional well-being into K-12 education.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Vani spent seven years working in the mental health field in positions related to program development, public policy, communications, community engagement and government relations. Outside of the mental health domain, Vani has worked with a consulting firm specializing in corporate social responsibility called Impakt and in medical education at McMaster University.