The Community Builders column on Apartment 613 shares the stories of every Community Builder recognized by United Way Ottawa.
In this column, you’ll see the stories of every day Ottawans who take the time to extend a helping hand, break down stereotypes and barriers, and those who push for a better city by showing us the true meaning of compassion for others.
Do you know someone who deserves a Community Builder award? You can nominate them.
To kick off a bit early, Suzanne Pinel, a member of United Way Ottawa’s recognition team, presented an incredibly deserving young woman with a Community Builder Award on Friday, April 13.
Aditi Sivakumar is a passionate leader and advocate for women empowerment and global health. Her volunteer work has spread across the city and beyond, affecting the lives of many people from diverse backgrounds for more than nine years.
Here are three ways Aditi has made a difference in Ottawa with her volunteerism:
By Hayley Robateau
Manager, Media Relations, United Way Ottawa