Meet our Team of Advisors

Our Academic Advisors

Dr. Marlyn Morris

 

PhD; M.Sc (Econ,) ; LLB (Hons); BA (Hons); Dip. Education,

Certificate (Legislative Drafting); Certified Professional Coach (CPC); Teachers’ Certificate

Dr. Marlyn Morris is a  trained and qualified Development Policy and Planning Specialist, Community Engagement Specialist, Legislative Reviewer and Drafter and an Educator. She has over twenty years expertise working with various Governments in her fields of technical expertise and largely in public policy development and analysis; advising governments and strengthening public sector institutions throughout the Caribbean and Guyana, South America. She is Founder and Strategic Program Manager of Ontario College for Development Training( OCDT). She has performed vital roles in the following organizations

Vice President and Program Manager of Centre of Excellence & Business Incubator in Black Business And Professional Association (BBPA). She is also Co-Founder and Program Director of Inspiring Life Solutions and the Founding Partner and Program Director in Canadian Research Centre for Humanities and Science now known as the Ontario College of Research and Development.

Dr. Christopher DiCarlo

 

 Dr. DiCarlo holds a  Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario ,an M.A. in Philosophy, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, and a B.A. Specialized Honours in Philosophy, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario.

 

Dr. DiCarlo is currently a Invited Professor, Human Biology Department, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON. A Lecturer, Philosophy Department, University of Toronto, Scarborough, ON. A Principal and Director of  “Critical Thinking Solution”. Dr. Christopher Di Carlo is a fellow, advisor, and board member of the Society of Ontario Free Thinkers and the Centre for Inquiry Canada. He has been invited to speak at numerous national and international conferences and written many scholarly papers ranging from bioethics to cognitive evolution. His book entitled “How to Become a Really Good Pain in the Ass: A Critical Thinker’s Guide to Asking the Right Questions” was released world-wide by Prometheus Books in July 2011.

He is a past Visiting Research Scholar at Harvard University in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences: Department of Anthropology and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. He is currently engaged in writing his latest book, “Flying Without a Pilot: A Determined Look at the Future of Ethics, Law, and the Value of Human Behavior”. In April 2008 he was awarded TV Ontario’s Big Ideas Best Lecturer in Ontario Award. In August 2008 he was honored with the Canadian Humanist of the Year Award from the Humanist Association of Canada. In September 2008 he was awarded the UOIT Complementary Faculty Teaching Award.

  Dr. Isaac J. Newton

 

 Dr. Isaac J. Newton (President of Paramount Communications Inc.) is a graduate of Columbia (Ed. D, International Education and Economics), Harvard (Ed.M., Administration and Social Policy), Princeton (M.Div., Ethics and Public Policy), and Oakwood University (B.A. Theology and History).

As an International Leadership and Change Management Expert, he integrates over 24 years of global experience with pragmatic solutions.  Dr. Newton served as an advisor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia and her executive team in solving leadership challenges and worked as a change-management consultant to the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.  His professional scope reaches across several horizons: West Africa, the Caribbean, the United States, and Latin America. He focuses on Organizational Capacity Building, Executive Leadership, Government and Business Relations; Faith Based Solutions to Social Problems; and Political Campaign Management. Dr. Newton is a member of several corporate, non-profit and educational boards in North America, Africa and the Caribbean. His leadership roles include: President of Hope Citadel Inc.; President of the Urban Career of Hudson Country; Political Advisor to several Caribbean political organizations;  Dean of Students;  Foreign Investment Advisor; and Columbia, Yale, Princeton and Harvard Representative at Caribbean College Fairs. He describes himself as a “provocateur-social architect” that pulls together cultural resources with international sources for human transformation.  Dr. Newton is a frequent guest on various television and radio programs in the Caribbean and the US and has published 4 books.

Dr. Oswald Thomas

Dr. Oswald Thomas received his PhD from Pacific Western University and his Masters from Metropolitan College of New York. He completed his clinical work at Beacon Therapy Services in Long Island New York. Recent projects involve coordinating transitions of group homes from state to private ownership, training for the Center for Teacher Effectiveness, and project manager for social services at St. Mary’s Center for Children and Family. He is a doctoral candidate at Argosy University in Education Administration.

 

Dr. Oswald Thomas (Director of Political and Government Affairs of Paramount Communications Inc.) is a professor, political consultant, coach, therapist and media commentator, he has held several positions: special advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, constituency campaign chairman, local government adviser, commissioner of youth empowerment, behaviorist, and executive director of several human services and faith-based organizations. Oswald has provided assessment intelligence and practical guidance to individuals and organizations for over 27 years. His broad background in education, psychotherapy, community organizing, youth work and social advocacy strategy creates a successful track record. He specializes in how the psychology of cognition, attitudes, persuasion, and perception evokes decisions built on courage, hope, optimism, and happiness. Dr. Thomas has worked internationally with children and adolescents as a psychotherapist and has consulted with leaders in higher education, media, and business to improve personal and professional functioning.

Ms. Barbara Wainwright

Ms. Barbara Wainwright, (CEO and Founder of Wainwright Global, Inc. a Life Coach Training and Certification company, President of Strategic Learning Alliance, an Accrediting Body for Applied-Learning Institutions), has dedicated her life to helping others realize their innate wisdom, strength and leadership abilities. Barbara’s life experiences have led her on a path of self-discovery and higher learning in her personal quest to make the world a better place for her family, her friends and her clients. Barbara believes that every person has a life purpose. And, that once a person discovers their purpose and begins taking steps towards actualizing that purpose, that a new level of confidence slowly unveils itself, many different forms of abundance become realized, and inner-peace begins its natural evolutionary process. Since 2006, Barbara has trained over 5,400 coaches and has designed, developed and implemented a system of coaching that has proven to be transformational in its personal, holistic impact and is 3rd party accredited.  Barbara believes that every person on the planet can benefit from coaching, and more specifically, those that are called to make a difference in the world can benefit from the weekly/monthly planning, accountability and encouragement that a great coach will instill in every session. To learn more about Barbara’s Life Coach Training and Certification program, please visit:    Where you can download the free eBook “52 Coaching Niches – that are working miracles everyday”.

Dr Samah Khalil

Dr Samah Khalil holds a PhD  in  Anthropology ;  an M.Sc in Sociology;   a  General Diploma in  Sociology ; a  Special Diploma in Sociology  and a  Bachelor Degree in Sociology; She is a Visiting Professor at Religion Dept, , University of Prince Edward Island, Canada; Visiting Professor at Religious Dept., University of Toronto, Canada; Post Doctoral Researcher , Religion Dept., University of California , Santa Barbara , U.S.A; Assistant Professor at Jazan University , Saudi Arabia; Lecturer of Sociology and Anthropology , Ain Shams University , Egypt. Dr Khalil is Co-founder he is Assistant Professor & Conference Director of the Ontario College for Research and Development and Editor of the Canadian Journal of Humanities and Science.

 

Dr Jacinth Tracey

Dr. Tracy holds a PhD in Mental Health and Performance Management, MA in, 2006 Sociology and Public Policy, MA in Psychology, BSc in Sociology and is a Certified Master Practitioner Coaching,

Award-Winning Leadership and High Performance Coach,  Business Development Strategist,  Professional Speaker and Multiple Best-Selling Author. An award-winning corporate and entrepreneurial coach with a mission to help individuals and teams overcome barriers to their personal, professional and financial success. Over 25 years of proven results creating and implementing training tools for best-practices in leadership and business development, overcoming stress, fears and limiting beliefs getting in the way of success goals, workshop development and facilitation, and educating diverse corporate and public audiences about performance improvement strategies. She is Founder and CEO, Wired2Succeed Leadership Consulting. Previously spent 12 years working for the Ministry of Health and Social Services, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, the Hospital for Sick Children, and various community non-profits in management, research and community development roles.

Dr. Dionne Duncan

 

 Dr. Dionne Duncan received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto  – in Health Policy and Informatics. Her doctoral thesis developed double robust estimators for biased sampling designs in healthcare.   

Dr. Duncan, is a GM for a non-profit based facility in the York Region ; a managing Consulting Director for a recruitment firm that focuses on finding physicians and research analysts with distinct international credentials, to assist in supplying service and support in pharmaceutical and healthcare based facilities and operations throughout Canada. Dr. Duncan, also works as a Senior Consultant and Board Official across a series of profit and non- profit based institutions within Ontario.

Dr. Duncan’s work is centered around developing and integrating innovative statistical approaches to advance public health and health care research and support across Ontario.   Dr. Duncan methodological research focuses on nonparametric, machine learning for casual inference and prediction.  Within health policy and informatics, Dr Duncan works on risk adjustment, comparative effectiveness, research and health program impact evaluations.  Dr. Duncan is a board member at Wychwood Open Door  and is part of the advisory board that supports cancer research and services throughout the region.

Ms. Sheila Newton-Moses

Ms. Sheila Newton-Moses, B.A., M.Ed., M.A., M.B.A. (Cert) CEO & Chairman of Manhattan International Group

http://www.cmvstlucia.com,

Mr Alan Duggan

Bachelor of Arts – Family Studies & Communications,  Member- ACTRA

Mr. Alan Duggan is a Vice President, Board Executive, Producer, Writer, Philanthropist, and Operational Executive.   Mr Duggan is someone who has significant executive leadership accomplishments in business and operational management across Canada, Unites States and Ireland. He have strong diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals.  He focuses on applying qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for progress to strategic governance efforts.  He has worked extensively in the nonprofit and production based sectors for fifteen plus years and  have a deep passion for this industry.  His  in providing customer service, operational management; relationship management and support for projectionist based boards and projects  a specific request for the OFRB – aligns with his core experience and tenure.

  • Created an award winning series for release across Canada, Unites States, Ireland & United Kingdom

  • Subject matter expert who has successfully implemented a high-level strategic planning meeting which included over 40 executive management members focused on identifying and aligning company programs with organizational goals

  • Primary contributor in the design and implementation of an internal award-winning social networking / meeting tool

  • a variety strategic planning efforts; as Board Director, mentored executive managers on customer-driven strategic planning and coordinated the employee engagement survey

  • First Board Director in ten years to receive Annual Excellence Award during term from D- Production

Dr Leroy Clarke

 Dr. Leroy Clarke, BSc, BEd, MPhil Pharmacol), PhD. Dr. Clarke obtained his Ph.D. in Science and Technology Education with a focus on mentoring from the University of Toronto and brings over twenty-five years of experience spanning elementary to post-secondary institutions as well as industry.

 Dr. Clarke is President and Executive Director of e-CAMP MENTORING, a Canadian federally incorporated not-for-profit organization. e-CAMP was created with the goal of furthering youth development and empowerment by providing a safe and creative integrated global Community of Learning and Practice (CLAP) for the 21 Century and beyond. Through reciprocal, face-to-face and electronic mentoring, this social action network agency provides a unique scaffolding space where dreams come alive and passions nurtured. e-CAMP supports and enriches formal education by delivering a holistic mentoring experience through 4 pillars of passion content – Business/Entrepreneurship, Sports & Wellness, the Arts & Humanities, and Science & Technology.  Dr. Clarke’s instructional practice is based on the core values of, caring, equity, and that we are created for a purpose. He believes that all students can learn and his 5 Cs mission is to educate individuals to be critical and creative global thinkers who can act with confidence, compassion and competence. He is responsible for developing a unique Mentoring Oriented Teaching and Learning Strategy (MOTALS) based on his doctoral research at University of Toronto to seamlessly link school-learning and the world of work via mentoring. His current practical and research interests include investigating mentoring models and using these models to establish school, community, and career connections.

Website :- e-CAMPMENTORING:- www.e-campmentoring.com