Loreli Buenaventura grew up writing and performing in popular theatre, and was a regular columnist in Winnipeg’s Filipino community newspapers. Now living in Toronto, Loreli worked many years in public relations and was Arts Editor and co-founder of the former national literary magazine Pagitica.
Today, Loreli is a trusted practitioner in diversity, inclusion, leadership development and holistic health. For the past 15 years, she has advanced the inclusion goals of leading Canadian and global organizations and currently heads people, culture and inclusion strategies for one of Canada’s leading law firms. A frequent speaker on inclusion, talent management and culture change, Loreli is also a certified executive coach supporting the overall health, life and career goals of her clients. She continues to write short stories and essays inspired by meaningful exchanges that bring out the beauty in the everyday.