Nizam Uddin is a social work professional with over 20 years of experience in managing poverty alleviation programs of not-for-profit international agencies. He is trained and educated in Canada and Bangladesh. He worked at United Nations Development Programs, CARE International for international development. He is currently working with the Canadian Mental Health Association and LOFT Community Services supporting individuals with mental health issues and homelessness. He has a great passion to help vulnerable people to stand on their own feet and live a dignified life. He can be reached at