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Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership

Kimberley Young Milani

Kimberley Young MilaniKimberley Young Milani
Associate Director

Kimberley is an accomplished leadership professional and has occupied director-level positions in academic centres and institutes across Western University. In 2017, Kimberley joined Ivey Business School’s Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership, an Institute at the forefront of knowledge creation in the leader character area. She co-founded Ivey’s Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Program (LAMP) in 2019. Kimberley is also proud to be a member of Ivey's EDI Advisory Council.

Prior to joining Ivey, she was the Director of The Circle Women’s Centre for ten years, a community facing eco/feminist centre at Brescia University College (an affiliate of Western, and Canada’s only women’s university) that cultivated a unique, collaborative, and shared approach to leadership. She was also a founding member of the Institute for Women in Leadership (IWIL) at Brescia and was its Director for seven years.  

Over the past 20 years, Kimberley has volunteered for numerous organizations focused on women’s issues, the environment and social justice, including Pillar Nonprofit, the Women's Events Committee, Women Our Votes Count, etc. She is currently a board director for The Circle Women's Collective and ReForest London, where she also serves as chair of the Westminister Ponds Centre Committee.

Kimberley received her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto and is a graduate student at the University of Oxford, UK. When not working or volunteering, Kimberley is kept delightfully busy by her young daughter, Evangeline.

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