Communications and Events Manager
Munisha Tumato is a journalist, writer, editor, facilitator and communications professional with more than a decade of professional experience. She has worked for local media as a news, council and arts reporter, and internationally as a journalist and researcher covering the re-settlement of the Bhutanese refugees in east Nepal, with the support of the International Development and Research Council (IDRC). More recently, Munisha gained diverse experience in the non-profit world as a communications specialist, with a focus on immigrant and refugee support, organic and regenerative agriculture, and education. Her most recent work was with the Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC) where she managed all internal communications and department-level marketing for the Language and Career Services Department, and was instrumental in crafting successful provincial and federal funding proposals, reports, email marketing campaigns, digital copy, and other marketing collateral. Munisha is currently on the board of the Kamala Foundation, a non-profit supporting the design and implementation of community-led regenerative development projects in the Himalayan bio-region. She holds a BA (honours) in Communications from the University of Calgary and a Masters in Journalism from UBC’s School of Journalism. Munisha’s personal interests lie in the realm of permaculture, regenerative agroecology, environmental education, women’s and children’s rights, and growing and cooking delicious food!