Cara Benjamin-Pace

newcomer kitchen

Cara Benjamin-Pace (above right)
Panelist, Food For Change

Cara Benjamin-Pace is the Co-founder and Project Director of Newcomer Kitchen. Newcomer Kitchen is an exciting new not-for-profit that emerged out of an organic call to action to find ways to welcome and provide meaningful engagement for Syrian refugees as they arrived in Canada. It has emerged into a vibrant community that embraces newcomers, local community and educators with small and large business support.  Cara has a varied background in start-ups and innovation. She is passionate about the intersection of the economy and civic engagement, cultural and social diversity, and equity and accessibility in the workplace.