Nyarayi Kapisavanhu Executive Director



Nyarayi is an outstanding multi-lingual communicator. She has an International Development background which gave her extensive work experience working with marginalized and disadvantaged communities using participatory approaches.

Nyarayi’s passion is providing training and education to enhance the economic and social status and the development of leadership skills of women, especially marginalized women, in order to improve their prospects. She is a strong believer in Education for Sustainable Development, which allows every human being to acquire the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values necessary to shape a sustainable future.  Nyarayi is heavily involved in the community and sits on many boards and committees, locally and internationally, in various capacities. Nyarayi is also the founder of the Advocating for Black Excellence Awards of Niagara (ABEAN).


Rranice Bonnick

Social Media Manager, TOES Niagara

Rranice is currently the Social Media Manager at Toes Niagara, where she oversees all social media channels and develops strategies to increase engagement and reach. With over 7 years of experience in the non-profit sector, Rranice has worked on a variety of projects aimed at improving the lives of vulnerable populations. One project she is particularly proud of is “Equipping You to Prevent Trafficking in Youth,” which provided education and resources to young people to help prevent human trafficking. In addition to her work at Toes Niagara, Rranice holds a degree in Applied Linguistics from Brock University. She is passionate about issues surrounding women’s rights and is a strong advocate for racial equality. When she’s not working, Rranice enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.

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