Meet the Ki-Wa-Y Director - CKW YMCA

Meet the Ki-Wa-Y Director


Meet the Director

Lauren Kteily

After two years as our assistant director, Lauren is looking forward to continuing her journey with Ki-Wa-Y as the director in 2020. Prior to accepting a full-time leadership position with us in 2017, Lauren spent a number of summers at Ki-Wa-Y as a  Counsellor, Program Stream Head, Staff Manager, and Director of Camper Care.

Lauren is currently involved nationally as a YMCA Young Ambassador, a role in which she works to establish strengthened and consistent principles of leadership development, curriculum, and program delivery for all service areas in our Association.

Lauren also brings valuable experience from other supervisory and program facilitation positions with Right to Play International, Habitat for Humanity, Lifetime Athletic, Mississauga Kids' Academy, and others. She holds an Honours BA in Political Science/Law from Carleton University, where she was active as a peer mentor, program facilitator, ambassador, and student leader in a variety of campus and community activities and events.

Lauren is passionate about the value of kids' camping and believes strongly in the positive impact that it can have on the lives of many, regardless of age, gender, or nationality.