Mohammed Shafique (Toronto, Canada)

Management Consultant, Deloitte Canada

Mohammed Shafique is the founder of Youth Empowering Parents, an innovative grassroots program that recently won an Intercultural Innovation Award presented by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Mohammed currently works at Deloitte Canada as a Management Consultant, where he helped shape the firm’s national innovation strategy. His professional experiences span from mid-market investment banking to commercialization of high-end technologies.

Most recently, Mohammed became an International Advisor for CampHire, an award-winning social-enterprise that unlocks the entrepreneurial potential of refugee camps around the world. He was also recently selected to be a contributing author for ‘Youth, Education, and Marginality: Local and Global Expressions’, a book that examines the lives of marginalized youth across the world. Mohammed continues to be an active member in the development and advocacy of his old neighbourhood – Regent Park: Canada’s oldest and largest inner-city community.