Valeria Vergani


Director of the Board of the InterSpiritual Sustainability Council of British Columbia, a URI Cooperation Circle; URI Trustee for North America

Originally from Italy, Valeria moved to Canada in 2012 to attend Quest University Canada, where she studied contemporary expressions of Tibetan Buddhism in the kingdom of Bhutan. Her current graduate research at the University of Toronto focuses on the history and contemporary dynamics of the interfaith movement, in particular the Parliament of the World’s Religions. Valeria serves as a member of the URI North America Leadership Council and Global Trustee for North America. She works as Interfaith Coordinator for City in Focus Foundation, an interdenominational Christian foundation based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

URI Stories

Call to Action Storytellers

Responding to the Call to Action through love for others, these young interfaith leaders weave their stories together.