Daniela Chivu is a political scientist, businesswoman and passionate defender of women’s and children’s rights. Born in Romania she immigrated to Canada in 1998. As a single mother, she obtained a degree in political science from Montreal’s Concordia University, majoring in Political Science – focus on International Relations and International Security.
She served as president of the Political Sciences Student Association and Vice-President Internal Affairs of the Model United Nations. Her dedication to promoting understanding between nations and societies was rewarded when she was selected to participate in the European International Model United Nations in The Hague. Daniela holds also a Certificate in Business Administration (Queensland International Business Academy, Australia), a Certificate in Project Risk Management and a Certificate in Airport Security.
She has worked as a Field Operations Assistant for the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), a United Nations Specialized Agency and is the founder and president of Project Management and International Development (PMDI), a corporation that specializes in renewable energy technology from Canada to Africa. In addition, she is the President and partner of JAD a business consultancy company established in Montreal, Quebec.
Daniela served as a Board member of the Montreal Council of Women. Furthermore, she served as NCWC Convenor for Global Affairs, Immigration and Citizenship, and NCWC’s representative to the UN CSW. She led the NCWC official delegation to the CSW in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 (CSW64 cancelled due to Covid-19) to date. She has equally attended CSW 57, 58, 59, 60, 62, 63,(64 advised on the preparatory official Conclusion) and 65. In March 2019, she was also elected as one of Canada’s representatives to the Europe/North America Regional Caucus of Women UN NGO-CSW, serving to date.
Daniela Chivu is married and has daughter and lives in Montreal, Quebec.