For thirty years, Jannet Ann Nordemann has been a lawyer, social entrepreneur and student of several of the world’s faith and spiritual traditions. In November 2009, at an event in London, Ontario to celebrate the launch of the Charter for Compassion, response was so positive that Jannet decided to set aside her legal practice in order to dedicate her energies as an ambassador of the Charter.

She launched Canadians for Compassion, a national social enterprise to provide a network through which Canadians can learn of other Canadians involved in compassionate activities, as well as to bring financial, social and political support (where needed) to launch and sustain educational and social programs that are