Heela OmarkhailLayah Glassmsn
Vice President, Social Impact, The Daniels Corporation
Heela Omarkhail is Vice President, Social Impact at The Daniels Corporation, a leading GTA based builder-developer. Heela is responsible for corporate mandates and strategic initiatives that look beyond the bricks and mortar to ensure that the social, cultural and economic infrastructures of communities built by Daniels are as strong as the new buildings. Since 2009, Heela has been working on Phases 1, 2 and 3 of the revitalization of Regent Park in Toronto’s Downtown East. The revitalization of the 69-acre social housing neighbourhood to a mixed-income and mixed-use community is looked to around the world as a model for creating healthy, inclusive and resilient communities.