Zachary Edwards (BA, 2014)

Distinguished Alumni Horizon Award, 2017

Zachary Edwards

Zach Edwards [BA Business Administration and International Development 2014] served as President of the University College Student Association while at Tyndale. After a 6-month internship in Uganda working with Save The Mothers, Zach went on to complete a Master's of Public Administration from Queen's University in 2016. For a time, Zach held the position of Chairman on the Msenwa Foundation Board of Directors. Msenwa works among African countries, particularly DR Congo towards empowering widows, children and youth through education, micro-loans, business training and other programs that cater to their needs and priorities. Zach is currently working for the federal government at the Department of Finance, where he works on international development policy. He specifically focuses on improving how Canadian international aid is spent. Zach was a founding board member of ACrossMission. An organization supporting local pastors in Tanzania founded by his father, Howard Edwards in 2015. He and his wife Victoria enjoy living in Ottawa and are actively involved in Arlington Woods Free Methodist Church.

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