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Désirée McGraw

Special Advisor Former President and Head, College of Pearson College UWC

Ms. McGraw has served as President and CEO of Pearson College until January 2020. Previously she was the Executive Director of the Jeanne Sauvé Foundation, responsible for the organization’s flagship global Sauvé Scholars Program that engages emerging public leaders from Canada and around the world to address key global challenges. Prior, McGraw was Senior Policy Advisor to Canada’s Minister of International Cooperation and the Prime Minister of Canada. McGraw has been described by the national media as “one of Canada’s 10 most influential people on environmental issues” and was recently nominated as one of Canada “Top 100 Most Powerful Women”.