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Barbara Grantham
Barbara Grantham

Barbara Grantham

Chair of the Governance, Nominating & Human Resources Committee
Vancouver, BC

Barbara Grantham joined CARE Canada in April 2020 as President and CEO.  CARE is part of an international confederation working in over 100 countries to realize the power and positive impact of women’s leadership in their local communities.

Before joining CARE, Barbara served as President & CEO of VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation. She has held executive positions with BC Children's Hospital Foundation, the Canadian Mental Health Association and the Vancouver Foundation, and had a successful consulting practice for many years. 

In addition to, Barbara serves on the Board of Directors of YMCA of GReater Vancouver, the Humanitarian Coalition of Canada and CanWaCH. She is also a volunteer with the national Loran Scholars Program. 

In 2016, Barbara was named one of Women's Executive Network's Annual Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada and in 2019, she received the AFP Lifetime Achievement Award. She holds degrees from Queen's and Carleton Unviersities. Most importantly, she is the proud mom of three wonderful young adults, and takes her turn at walking her family's aging golden lab, Rosie.