Learn more about the community leaders who are working to raise $5 million for CapU’s new Centre for Childhood Studies.

Derek and Carlota Lee photo
“Education is fundamental to a strong society. We are honoured to lead the campaign for Capilano University’s new Centre for Childhood Studies. Please join us and shine a light on the vital role of early childhood education in forging healthy, resilient communities and strengthening economic prosperity.”
Derek & Carlota Lee, Campaign Co-Chairs

Campaign committee

Derek & Carlota Lee
Campaign Co-Chairs
Prospero International Realty Inc.

Zack Bhatia
President, Chelsea Properties Ltd.

Catherine Dangerfield
Associate Vice President, TD Wealth Practice Management

Dee Dhaliwal
Publisher & Entrepreneur

Gary Mathiesen
President, Quay Property Management Corporation

David Webbe
President, Darwin Construction (Canada) Ltd.

Emily Walmsley de Gonzáles
Senior Product Manager, Canadian Western Bank
Vice-Chair, CapU Alumni Association Board of Directors

Paul Dangerfield
President, CapU (ex-officio)

Jennifer Ingham
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)
Vice President, University Relations, CapU (ex-officio)

Kari Wharton
Campaign Director, CapU (ex-officio)

Rendering of exterior for the Centre for Childhood Studies Campaign
Exterior rendering of Capilano University's Centre for Childhood Studies

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Make a donation

Your donation will support our plans for a new Centre for Childhood Studies.

CapU Children's Centre

Capilano University's Children's Centre offers childcare for infants, toddlers and 3-to-5-year-olds.

School of Education & Childhood Studies

Our School of Education & Childhood Studies programs offer current theory, research and practice.


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Capilano University Foundation

Kari Wharton
604 984 4983
604 984 1758 (fax)
Birch Building, room BR449

Charitable Business Number 11883 7756 RR0001