JALPA PATEL is an accountant; and holds a Senior Manager, Finance and Administration position at a non-for-profit company in Toronto. Jalpa hopes to bring in her experience from her job to help serve on the Board especially on Finance related matters. She believes in helping people and joining the Board allows her to help in a unique way.
"Abiona Centre not only gave me the ability to care for my child, but the motivation to get what I wanted for my life - to have my daughter with me and to live independently."
Abiona Centre is a client-centred infant and early childhood mental health organization which supports pregnant and parenting adolescents, aged 13 – 25.