Natasha Sawh, Dean of Scholarships

Natasha Sawh

Chief Executive Officer

Natasha Sawh (pronouns: she/her) is the Chief Executive Officer of the McCall MacBain Scholarships at McGill. She joined the McCall MacBain Foundation in 2017 and has held numerous roles, most recently as Dean of the McCall MacBain Scholarships at McGill and as Vice-President, Scholarships at the McCall MacBain Foundation.

Ms. Sawh has worked in the public, philanthropic and non-profit sectors in higher education and awards, qualifications recognition, and international education for over two decades. She has run scholarship and fellowship programs at the Loran Scholars Foundation and at the Gordon Foundation, where she led a flagship international fellowship program and aided in the design and execution of a fellowship program focusing on Northern and Indigenous youth. Ms. Sawh has also worked in public sector organizations, including the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada, the Privy Council Office, and the Canada Millennium Scholarships Foundation.

Her volunteer and professional commitments have included her role as Rapporteur for the UNESCO Drafting Committee on the Global Convention on the Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications, and she currently sits on the Max Bell School of Public Policy Advisory Board. She holds degrees from McMaster University and McGill University, and she studied at the National University of Singapore on exchange.