“I feel it’s important to learn from the past, focus on how I can make an impact on the present day, and help build a better future for all.”– Alex Sangha, The Modern Social Worker
As a visionary leader
He is an accomplished social worker. He has extensive experience in the healthcare, social service, non-profit, and volunteer sectors including project start-up and management.
He has a proven track record in team building, fundraising, and program development.
Alex has strong leadership skills and has been recognized nationally for his human rights advocacy.
As an academic
Alex has a Masters in Public Administration and Public Policy from the Department of Government at the London School of Economics. He has a Master of Social Work from Dalhousie University, as well as a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of British Columbia with a First Class Standing.
As a social worker and counsellor
He has been employed as a Team Leader, Clinician, and Social Worker with Fraser Health Authority, a Youth Counsellor with the Boys and Girls Club of South Coast BC, and a Case Manager with the Ministry of Children and Family Development in Special Needs, Foster Care, and Adults with Developmental Disabilities.
As an activist
Alex is the founder of Sher Vancouver which is a registered charity for LGBTQ+ South Asians and friends. Everyone is welcome in Sher Vancouver. He is also a founding member of the Dignity Seniors Society which aims to support vulnerable seniors in Vancouver.