Deena’s passion for the not-for-profit sector is a direct result of her lived experiences as an Afghan-Canadian woman who desires to give back to her communities, both in her current home and her motherland.
Deena has extensive experience in community engagement and fund development. Deena worked with The Semiahmoo Foundation as an Event Planner, where she created many successful fundraising events and spread awareness about the Society and its mission. She is currently one of the directors at Beacon of Hope for Afghan Children Society, a non profit organization which provides financial and medical supports to children in Afghanistan.
Deena has her Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and a Diploma as a Professional Counsellor. She is also a certified yoga teacher and has a background in meditation and hypnotherapy.
She believes in respect and equality for all and believes seniors are an integral part of this society. Their stories, wisdom and legacy need to be heard and valued for the betterment of our communities.
Non-profit organization established in 1977 providing Community Services and Day Programs for Seniors in Surrey and White Rock.
Charitable Registration #12990-8489-RR-0001