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Street Care

Locations: International

On-the-Street Services

We provide support to people struggling with homelessness with our international helpers providing a direct outreach to those need we focus on Ottawa, Canada, at this time, and coming soon in other regions.

Team Leaders

Giovanna Mingarelli

Giovanna Mingarelli is a founding senior advisor of Street Care and Bright Mind. She is a crowdsourcing expert, public speaker and writer. As the CEO and Co-Founder of M&C Consulting, she brings critical solutions to how companies, organizations and governments can fuse traditional communications with new media. To this effect, she has worked with organizations and companies in Ottawa, New York, Birmingham, Seattle and Helsinki in developing innovative digital communications strategies.

Throughout her career, Giovanna has worked with several federal government agencies as well as for a former Prime Minister of Canada. She has been a Parliamentary witness, a guest lecturer and a keynote speaker at events and conferences relating to women in politics and digital democracy.

She has contributed to and has been interviewed by: Harvard Business School, The Huffington Post, CBC/Radio-Canada, The Globe and Mail and The Toronto Star for her contributions to various social entrepreneurship and youth engagement initiatives, including Global Dignity Canada. In 2011, Giovanna was named a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum and in 2015 she was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the WXN. She holds a degree in Political Science and International Relations from Carleton University.

Folarin Olabisi

Folarin is a project manager for Street Care and Bright Mind. He is of Nigerian Descent and resides in Nigeria. Folarin studied Law in Nigeria and has been called to the Nigerian Bar. Folarin is a qualified Legal Practitioner but nonetheless, he is on our team as a Project Manager. Folarin is vast in Project Management as he has undergone various online and live classes on Project Management and his interest in Project Management has seen him succeed in handling various projects for Bright Mind. Apart from carrying out his duties as a Project Manager, he also helps in giving legal opinion on trivial legal issues as a result of his background in law. Folarin is passionate about volunteering and has volunteered for various non-profit organizations and Start-ups in Nigeria such as, Centre for 21st Century Issues, Lexlam Nigeria, Law and Tech amongst others. He is also the pioneer volunteer for The Health-Wise Foundation.

Folarin has achieved remarkable feat through volunteering as a result of his desire and passion to help others and this has led to him being one of the Delegates at the International Model United Nations on three occasions (IMUN 37.0, 35.0 and 34.0). He participated fully in the conference and he submitted position papers in the three conferences.

Folarin sees himself volunteering more for Bright Mind Enrichment and Schooling and ensuring that his impact is felt and ultimately, joining minds to helping Bright Mind Enrichment and Schooling achieve its mission, aim and objectives.

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