As Engagement Manager, Shagun recruits, trains, and engages our team of proven experts who share their expertise in Strategic Planning, Board Governance, HR and Leadership voluntarily as “Knowledge Philanthropists”. After earning a double Masters, Shagun completed her PhD in English Language and Literature in 2009 from one of the premium universities in North India. She started her career in academics, teaching language and communication skills to Law students and then moved on to the topmost Engineering Institute of India, Indian Institute of Technology as a Language Instructor. With her passion for research, training and people engagement she entered the not-for-profit sector and has since held varied profiles including coordination of federally and provincially funded specialized programs, facilitation and training, career services for professional immigrants, and volunteer engagement. Her passion for empowering human capital and exploring meaningful ways to engage volunteers and staff, made her pursue certificate in HR management from BCIT, Vancouver. As an advocate of volunteerism, Shagun herself served as a board member for the Immigrant Advisory Council and coordinated Neighbourhood Small Grants Project with Vancouver Foundation. Shagun enjoys weekend getaways, retail therapy, reading and spending time with her husband and kids. Ask Shagun about Vantage Point’s model of knowledge philanthropy, how to become a volunteer facilitator, and get involved in transforming not-for-profit leadership.