Muneeba Omar

Director at the Federal Economic Development Agency of Southern Ontario

Muneeba is currently the Director of Inclusive Growth at the Federal Economic Development Agency of Southern Ontario. She has extensive experience in policy development and stakeholder engagement, as well as the design and delivery of business-facing programs. Previously, Muneeba served in a variety of progressively senior roles in different federal government departments including Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Treasury Board Secretariat, the Privy Council Office, and the Department of Finance. Muneeba joined the Government of Canada in 2008 through the Recruitment of Policy Leaders program, an initiative aimed at recruiting exceptional candidates into the public service. She is also a graduate of the Accelerated Economist Training Program, a two-year leadership development program, during which she worked on a variety of social, economic, and international policy issues. Muneeba holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Arts in International Affairs from Carleton University Muneeba served on the board of the Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization and has been involved in the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign in a variety of roles. She resides in Ottawa with her husband and two children.

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