April Howe

April Howe

Special Advisor, Diversity & Inclusion

Halifax, Nova Scotia


April Howe, EMBA (she·her·hers)

20 + years of experience in community leadership focusing on diversity & inclusion

Consulting Skills

Sector Experience

April joined Global Philanthropic Canada in 2024. Based in Kipuktuk, (Halifax, Nova Scotia), April is passionate about diversity & inclusion. With over two decades of experience in corporate, government, and community leadership, April collaborates with leaders from coast to coast to coast, crafting conditions for true inclusivity in philanthropic organizations.

As a proud descendant of the community of Africville in Nova Scotia, April was a founding member and went on to chair the Africville Heritage Trust, designating Africville as a national historic site in 1997.

April has an Executive MBA from St. Mary’s University’s Sobey School of Business and is a Certified Executive and Career Coach.