Shirin has over 20 years of leadership experience in the Canadian and International not-for-profit organizations focussing on Social Enterprise and Resource development. She has master’s degree in Public Policy Administration and Law from York University, Master’s degree in Educational leadership from Mumbai University in India and a Post degree diploma in Not-for-Profit Management from University of Western Ontario along with training from Kellogg Schulich School of Business.
Shirin is CEO of GrantX Inc, a company which has helped many not-for-profit organizations in organization and resource development. She co-founded and is president of Artists and Artisans organization which is focussed on assisting newcomer artists in GTA. She also sat on various boards and committees of leading organizations such as McMichael Arts Gallery, Toronto Food Policy Council, Arab Community Centre and Aga Khan Education Services India, playing an active role in funded programs by World Bank and European Union.