creative, insightful, fearless
Michelle Ramlochan is inspired by children and their creativity, imagination and joy for life. She aspires to make the world a better place by committing her life’s work in service of others. Her experience spans non-profit and public sectors, in healthcare and in helping victims of crime and underserved populations.
Originally from Toronto, Michelle spent 13 years in New York with the development team at Red Door Community (formerly Gilda’s Club NYC). Red Door Community is New York City’s preeminent non-profit cancer support organization providing free psychosocial cancer support, bringing knowledge, hope and empowerment to cancer patients and their families. Michelle focused on community development and partnership programs, digital marketing, communications as well as event and volunteer management.
Previously Michelle worked for the Ministry of the Attorney General at the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board in Toronto. As a compensation analyst she managed claims filed by victims of violent crimes, ranging from domestic violence to child abuse and homicide.
At Children Believe, the director leads our digital and community-engagement team. This includes oversight of our websites, social media, digital marketing and video production as well as community engagement.
Michelle earned her bachelor of arts, interdisciplinary double major in law and society, and sociology at York University in Toronto.
Michelle was the recipient of the Ministry of the Attorney General’s 2007 Prix Excelsior Award in the category of Innovation, presented by the Honorable Chris Bentley, Attorney General and Murray Segal, Deputy Attorney General of Ontario. It was awarded to her after she procured a virtual service, which instantly translates 170 languages, making it easier for all victims to receive essential support.Watch as Michelle tells you more about herself and her role