YWCA Canada is pleased to announce that Maya Roy, Chief Executive Officer, has been named a Recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40® for 2019.
Maya Roy is currently the Chief Executive Officer of YWCA Canada, the largest and oldest women's organization in the country. Her work has taken her to the UK where she worked with NGOs to support human rights and violence prevention. Her essays have been published in Going Beyond the Journey (2013) by Insomniac Press, and she is the winner of the Toronto Foundation's Vital People award in 2014. Maya was a member of the Gender Equality Advisory Council for Canada's G7 Presidency. Recently. she was selected as one of the World Economic Forum's 2019 Young Global Leaders.