Meet Our Members

Meet the members of the Board of The Butterfly Project, who are committed to transforming the life of the chosen individual and making a positive difference on the world.

Jenny Park-Ferreira

Jenny Park-Ferreira

President

Jenny Park-Ferreira is an entrepreneur and earned her degree in Sociology BA from York University specializing in Women in society. She is the founding visionary of The Butterfly Project, the owner of Savoir Faire Medical and Wellness Spa, a philanthropist, a coach, a mother and a wife. Her passion to empower others in their own greatness is the driving force that allows her to take everything she touches to the next level. She was a single mother until she met her husband, Mario and they have two beautiful daughters, Elise and Kadin.

Maria Guadagnoli

Maria Guadagnoli

Vice-President

Maria Guadagnoli is a PhD (ABD) candidate in the field of Critical Disability Studies at York University. She specializes in the areas of women's health, pain, disability, and health and wellness. Maria also provides remedial services, skills development and career support for students, with and without disabilities, at the high school and postsecondary levels.

Mario Ferreira

Mario Ferreira

Treasurer

Mario Ferreira is an entrepreneur, a philanthropist, a loving husband and a caring father. He left his law studies behind and came to Canada to pursue his aspiration to succeed in business and life. His achievements and accolades can be seen amongst his peers and through the buildings he has built around this city he proudly calls home.

Liliana Guadagnoli

Liliana Guadagnoli

Media Relations & Communications Officer

Liliana Guadagnoli is an Intuitive Healer, Reiki Master, Author, Poet, and Spiritual Coach, #1 International Best Selling Author, Empowering Women to Succeed: Bounce, and co-author of a poetry book of private selections of poems. She is a Managing Partner at Soulnatomy.

Patrick Jang

Patrick Jang

Secretary

Patrick Jang is a lawyer licensed with the Law Society of Ontario and a Notary Public for the Province of Ontario. He is also a freelance professional singer, editor, Reiki practitioner, and music and language teacher, teaching Piano and Voice, and French and Italian language.

Ayush Sachdev

Ayush Sachdev

Board Member

Ayush Sachdev holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Sociology degree with a specialization in Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies, and a Minor in Gender and Women’s Studies from Trent University. He is pursuing graduate studies and aspiring towards a career in social work and law.

Nina Ganguli

Nina Ganguli

Board Member

Nina Ganguli is a Certified Professional Life Coach, Award Winning Author and Speaker. She runs Nina Ganguli Coaching & Consulting company and is a Managing Partner at TeamSynerG. Her passion is to have people love themselves and live their lives! She also volunteers her time with several non profit organizations.

Maria Grazia Bevilacqua

Maria Grazia Bevilacqua

Board Member

Maria Grazia Bevilacqua is a Doctor of Natural Medicine, Doctor of Humanitarian Services awarded by the World Organization of Natural Medicine, specialized in Energy Medicine, Vibratioinal Medicine, Orthomolecular Nutrition, Brain Neuroplasticity Researcher, a Speaker, a Lecturer, and a three-time #1 International Best Selling Author. She is a Managing Partner at Soulnatomy.