Dara’s passion has been helping people navigate difficult transitions and barriers of complexity for over two decades!   As a passionate coach, mentor and facilitator, her energy, compassion and labour market expertise has helped thousands of people adjust and excel in new business environments.

Her work with Future Strategies Inc. (FSI) has helped to expand that influence to larger groups and leadership practices in organizations of all types including Corporations, Communities, Not For Profits and Political Organizations. It has all been about ‘people working with people’ and how to optimize that environment.  

An avid volunteer, she has been with the Oakville Distress Center (now Distress Centre Halton) since 2000, as both an online volunteer and a volunteer trainer. She has received the Ontario Volunteer Service Award in recognition of 10 years of commitment and dedication as a volunteer in Ontario, and also received the 2012 “Spirit of Volunteerism Award” presented by Ontario Distress Centers Ontario, an organization with over 1,800 volunteers.

She has also volunteered with ICTC (information and Communication Technology Council) since 2014 , and in that position she coaches internationally educated ICT professionals new to Canada how to navigate and transition into the Canadian job market and culture .

In addition, Dara has been a major part of FSI’s partnership with Arizona State University Project Humanities where the mandate is to demonstrate the power, both financially and socially, of creating more respectful communities and workplaces. 

Ares of expertise:

  • Business Development
  • Coaching and Facilitation
  • Career Management
  • Workshop & Program Development
  • Keynote Presentations

A passionate problem solver, she has been recognized by her colleagues as energizing, articulate, dedicated, spirited, insightful, compassionate and inspiring.
You only fail if you fail to try!