Our Team

Visha Vijayanand

Alumni Success Officer, NEXT Canada

Visha Vijayanand is the Alumni Success Officer for NEXT Canada. Visha is an alumni of the NEXT 36 class of 2018. She has a diverse set of skills from fundraising and alumni success at University of Waterloo, to building her own startup: Poche Posh. During her time in the Next 36 program she was applauded for bringing together the 36 and building a strong community amongst her class. She is passionate about furthering NEXT Canada's vision for a more entrepreneurial Canada and adding value to the organization's alumni. She graduated from University of Waterloo with a BA in Political Science and Business in 2017. At the university she was active in the entrepreneurship space having gone through the Velocity Garage program. In her free time she enjoys mystery thriller novels and hiking in the wilderness.