Elham Ershad

With a Bachelor of Science and 20 years of experience in both the not-for-profit and corporate sectors, Elham Ershad, CPHR, CDP, is the Senior Manager, of Provincial Partnerships and Engagement at the Immigrant Employment Council of BC. Her expertise includes strategic partnership development, employer engagement, and workforce integration for immigrants.

Elham leads a high-performing, agile team, fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment. She ensures her team has a deep understanding of IEC-BC’s programs, enhancing communication and alignment towards common goals. Elham drives the design, development, and implementation of comprehensive program strategies that align with the organization’s mission, overseeing program budgeting, resource allocation, and performance evaluation. Elham is adept at creating compelling grant proposals and managing the proposal development process. She cultivates strategic partnerships with community organizations, government agencies, and other stakeholders, leveraging resources to enhance program effectiveness. Her role also involves producing regular performance reports and applying data analysis to guide decision-making.

Elham’s strategic planning and evaluation efforts ensure that programs remain relevant and impactful. Her dedication to empowering organizations and individuals through effective engagement and strategic initiatives drives both social and economic benefits for the community, aligning with IEC-BC’s vision of creating an inclusive and prosperous future.