Winnie Man Yin Pang
Winnie Man Yin Pang is currently the Director General for Corporate Communications, Public Education and Digital at Indigenous Services Canada and joined the department in April 2023.
Winnie began her Public Service over 20 years ago with the Health Portfolio (Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Health Canada followed by Public Health Agency of Canada) where she contributed to Canada’s bilateral and multilateral collaborations in health.
In 2016, Winnie joined Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE) as Chief of Staff to the Deputy Minister, before taking on the role of Director General of the Corporate Secretariat and Corporate Secretary in 2020. During her time with WAGE, Winnie also served as the Executive Champion for WAGE’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and led efforts to establish a culture of inclusiveness, that values diversity, and helped develop initiatives to combat racism and address systemic barriers within the Department.
In June 2021, Winnie joined Canadian Heritage as the Director General of the Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Branch, leading a fantastic team delivering a wide variety of engagement activities, policy and programs. This work has included the development of Canada‘s new Anti-Racism Strategy, supporting the Office of the Special Envoy on Preserving Holocaust Remembrance and Combatting Antisemitism and the establishment of the Office of the Special Representative on Combatting Islamophobia, and Canada’s Action Plan on Combatting Hate.
Additionally, Winnie is very passionate about advancing diversity and inclusion within the Public Service and serves as a member on various departmental and government wide committees including the Steering Committee for Visible Minorities Chairs and Champions. In 2021, Winnie led the successful launch of the Network for Asian Federal Employees (NAFE), which aims to cultivate an inclusive workforce and actively support Asian and other racialized visible minority employees in their contributions to the federal public service. Winnie is now the Executive Lead of the NAFE, leading the newly established Steering Committee.