Natasha Hope Morano, MA is the President of NHM Connect, an Ottawa based consultancy company specializing in strategic partnerships, fundraising, event management and corporate and government relations. A demonstrated history of working in the non-profit sector has equipped Ms. Morano with providing her client base with high level strategic advice.
Ms. Morano has grown her reputation by building authentic and respected relationships and connections with a diverse ecosystem of partners. Stewarding and cultivating relationships is a central pillar of her everyday operation and how she assists her clients in achieving their mandates.
As former Vice President of the Economic Club of Canada and having opened the first satellite chapter of the Club in Ottawa, she has had the privilege of hosting some of the world’s most notable influencers and thought leaders. She is still active with the Club and sits on the Advisory Council where she provides strategic advice and organizes and hosts events primarily in Ottawa and Calgary.
Natasha has a passion for supporting causes that advance children’s rights and the well-being of those underserved. Her philanthropy has been recognized by both publishing a chapter in Making it in High Heels 4: Women of Philanthropy and Charity and being a Businesswoman of the Year Awards (BYAs) Finalist in Ottawa. In 2019 she was selected by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs to attend the first Canadian Women Leaders’ Mission to Israel, and continues to have an interest in the MENA region.
Miss Morano possesses a Masters Degree in Political Science with a particular interest in international relations. She also has a passion for education and most recently completed her OFIS Private School Principals’ Course 1 and 2 with the goal of eventually opening a school for the underserved.
Miss Morano is respected by the business, academic, political and diplomatic circle in Ottawa- something she is extremely proud of achieving.
Natasha resides in Ottawa and enjoys spending time outside with her dog. Once a nationally ranked equestrian, she continues to keep one foot in the stirrup, while the other is firmly planted in growing her business.