Meet the Team

As President and founding member of Shake Up the Establishment, Manvi supervises the content and direction on all of our platforms, with the help and collaborative input of the team leaders. From setting the goals of this entire organization, to trusting her vision when developing and hiring team members, SUTE would not be the collective it is today without Manvi. 


Science Team

Our Science Team works diligently and collaboratively to research and provide factual reports on the ever-changing global climate crisis. Their work supports the development of educational resources and keeps our Learning Centre up to date. You can find some of the team’s recent fact-based articles in here.

Politics Team

Department head Christina Di Carlo, leads the group of conscientious young change-makers whom make up our Politics Team. This active team works tirelessly to keep you updated on all things concerning climate in the Canadian Political World. By maintaining a non-partisan stance, their work output aims to help keep voters informed, while holding politicians accountable for their platforms and actions. Read some of their work here

Head of
Political Content
Head of
Media & Design

Media & Design Team

Responsible for keeping you up to date and informed on all social platforms, is our Media and Design Team. Led by John O'Connor, this creative group consistently provides accessible, inclusive and aesthetic platforms to help disseminate all things climate science and SUTE! Check out their stellar work by visiting our Instagram, Twitter or Facebook! Send them an email here.

 Marketing & Communications Officer

Funding & Outreach Team

Lead by the effervescent Sam Casey, SUTE’s Funding and Outreach team develops and maintains our community partnerships, while ensuring SUTE has the resources necessary to continue our mission. From grant writing and community fundraisers, to creating partnerships with multi-national organizations, these women work diligently for us and the climate. You can support their work here.

 Funding & Outreach Manager
Geographical Information Systems Manager

Project Management

From social media engagement, to curriculum and resource development, to GIS mapping and data coordination - Niki is constantly creating new ways to share SUTE’s work! Curious how you can get your hands on our resources? Send us an email here.

Board of Directors

Manvi Bhalla 

Janaya Campbell

Komil Bhalla

Founding Members

Manvi Bhalla 

Janaya Campbell

Taro Halfnight

Cameron Fioret

About Us

Shake Up The Establishment is a youth-led, registered (#1190975-4) national non-partisan non-profit organization that operates within the geographical confines of what is currently known as "Canada", but what is referred to by its First Peoples, as Turtle Island. Indigenous peoples have inhabited Turtle Island for over 10,000 years, and were the sole inhabitants less than 500 years ago. We acknowledge that our address resides on Treaty 3 land, and is the traditional territory of the Erie, Neutral, Huron-Wendat, Haudenosaunee and Mississaugas Peoples. Turtle Island is still home to many Indigenous peoples and we at SUTE are thankful to be able to live, learn and work on this territory, whilst continuing to create meaningful change for the climate justice movement. We are aware that our actions as an organization and the work we put out have an impact on our land, and on all that inhabit it. We are humbled to be able to follow the lead of centuries long Indigenous-led efforts towards the protection and stewardship of this land and the people that inhabit it. We are committed to continually evaluating & decolonizing our practices, and we do our best to incorporate the lived experiences of the land defenders and protectors within our work. We also want to honour the voices of Black, and non-Black people of colour within our work, and continually recognize their resiliency in the face of years of systemic oppression as imposed by the Canadian state.


Our enterprise is inclusive of all folx who call the geographical confines of what is currently known as Canada, home, and we celebrate the horizontal learning that comes from our diverse identities. As an organization, we will try our utmost best to ensure that only individuals with lived experiences are speaking on behalf of their communities, while still recognizing that Black, Indigenous and communities of colour as well as the LGBTQ2S+ community, are not a monolith. We firmly believe in accountability, and commit to being as transparent as possible in our activism space; to research our topics well, support and centre community care, and minimize any harm, no matter the intent. We have strict policies and procedures to uphold these tenets, and update these on a yearly (or as-needed) basis.

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