Our Team

Camille Mohamed

Chief Executive Officer

Camille Mohamed joined the York Region Women’s Foundation in 2016. Her responsibilities include strategic planning, overseeing grants and programs, government relations and community outreach.

Camille holds a Master of Arts degree in Social Psychology and a post-graduate certificate in advanced counselling and crisis intervention. She has over 10 years of experience working within non-profits and the social sector. Camille is the owner of The Write Place, a writing consultant business that has propelled her into being the go-to solution for businesses/non-profits seeking government funding and program development.

Camille has recognized the gaps in service provided to first and second generation Canadians and is dedicated to empowering women through accessibility, understanding and advocacy.

Nazik Deniz


Nazik Deniz joined the York Region Women’s Foundation in 2016 as Director of Treasury. Nazik plays a vital role in ensuring YRWF’s financial health, so the mission of the organization can be achieved. Nazik’s critical appraisal skills, working knowledge of organizational operations and human resource management

all contributes to YRWF’s success and vitality.

Holding a Master of Science in Education, Nazik comes to YRWF with a wealth of knowledge and experience. She is the former Executive Director of the Roma Community Centre, Toronto and has worked for over 10 years as a mentor and educator. Nazik is fluent in English, Bulgarian and Turkish and founder of the World

Romani Dialects Interpretation Bureau.

Nazik is passionate about women’s issues and she is committed to helping women face obstacles with knowledge and determination.

Nateka Pitter


Nateka Pitter brings over 10 years of experience working within the social service sector.  Nateka works with the most vulnerable, ensuring they are provided with adequate housing and resources. Nateka’s passion for making all women feel confident, regardless of race, socio economic status or faith, has catapulted her to being sought out for  her fashion and beauty projects. Nateka brought the first Modest Fashion Show to Toronto, which was featured on Netflix, her fashion shows were a favourite among diverse women and girls, as well as local women-led businesses, who were able to share what they had to offer with a larger audience.  Nateka has worked at Plus Size fashion week, top tier fashion festivals in Toronto and New York, and as a lead stylist for several events.  In 2018, she opened Amani Beautie Salon, which reached swift success, leading to the opening of another location.   Opening both locations in priority areas, has opened Nateka’s eyes to the needs of racialized women, seeking an outlet for their talent and to gain economic independence.

Nateka brings her many talents, networks and dedication to advancing the full participation of marginalized women, to the YRWF team.

Fatema Beg

Vice President