Nisha Kharé is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC), with her Masters in Counselling Psychology from the University of British Columbia. Prior to this Nisha completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & her Teaching degree, Bachelor of Education. She currently works as the Career & Learning Consultant for British Columbia with Health Canada. Here she helps people discover their full potential through one-on-one counseling plus program development and facilitation. Nisha has hosted television, has done Stand-Up, is a professional speaker, is a model & has hosted various fundraising events.
She was recently awarded the UBC Golden Key by the International Honour Society. It is the world’s largest collegiate honour body, which recognizes outstanding students and achievers in all walks of life. Past honorees include Bill Clinton, Desmond Tutu & Roberta Bondar, the first Canadian female astronaut.
At Kharé Communications, Nisha specializes in speaking engagements on
a variety of subjects including change management, communication, generations in the workplace, personality types and leadership. Nisha believes in motivating & inspiring people from all walks of life to be the best that they can be.
Nisha's Credentials as an RCC
Sharad is a communications strategist & digital content producer that works with some of the most dynamic organizations and individuals. His work and education has given him an exceptional reputation and authority in the world of media.
Sharad has his Masters in Communications, his research concentrated on reputation management through social media and online forums. His legacy clients include Lulu Lemon CEO, Chip Wilson, & business mogul Syd Belzberg and Construction Development legend Keith Beedie, Canada's top Marketing and Advertising CEO Frank Palmer. Producing private legacy interviews with the most fascinating people in the world has taken his work to a global scale.
Sharad has been commissioned by the Vancouver Art Gallery to produce a digital video series based on their all their exhibitions to communicate to the public. Fraser Health Authority contracted Sharad to produce their in house video messaging and communications. Sharad was the concept creator for the branding of Market One Media Groups video campaign #IAMNEWSWORTHY.
Q&As with spiritual leaders like Deepak Chopra, and interviews with legendary band Iron Maiden, Oscar nominated director Deepa Mehta, author of Life of Pi, Yann Martel, athletes like boxing champion Jesse James Leija.
Sharad's experience as a television host and professional speaker has enhanced his connection to the public as a spokesperson for many different causes and organizations. Sharad moderates the live Entrepreneur Interview Series with the most dynamic leaders which include: Ken Sim , Darrel Kopke (Institute B), Arthur Griffiths , Ryan Beedie .
Media Relations / Digital Journalist:
Sharad's background as a television host has given him poised skills to present to the public and stakeholders in a very engaging manner. He also produces major interviews and content for online audiences which gives him a cutting edge over most communications professionals.
Indigenous Communication Strategist
Zaa Derik Joseph is a member of the T'lazt'en Nation. His strong relationships with Tl’azt’en Nation - education, natural resources and economic development departments and community members - are balanced with his family and work in Vancouver. He holds a BA from Capilano University and recently completed his Master of Arts in Professional Communication from Royal Roads University.
Zaa has been an advisor in the British Columbia Institute of Technology, Aboriginal Services department since 2008. He is also a committee member of BCIT’s Aboriginal Advisory Committee responsible for the Aboriginal Strategic Plan, is a Director-at-large for BCIT’s Faculty and Staff Association and is a member of the Vancouver School Board’s Aboriginal Enhancement Committee. Inspired by individual and community voices he travels and networks with reserves and organizations throughout Canada. He is the founder of BCIT’s Aboriginal Peer 2 Peer Mentorship and the Breaking Down Walls, Building Bridges programs.
Zaa is a skilled communicator and experienced community educator. He provides strategic expertise for Indigenous communities, including implementing communication plans, and protocol development. His vision is to improve access to all levels of education and to develop sustainable futures for Indigenous people through respectful partnerships.