Rowe, Robyn

Robyn Rowe PhD Student and Research Associate Laurentian University Sudbury, Ontario   Robyn Rowe is an Anishinaabekwe [First Nations woman] of mixed ancestry, a mother of four, and a PhD candidate in the School of Rural and Northern Health at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. Robyn is also a Research Associate in Indigenous health and…

Rolzing, Evguenia

Evguenia Rolzing Associate Director, Strategic Advisory and Project Support City of Vancouver North Vancouver, British Columbia   Having recently started a new position as Associate Director with the City of Vancouver, Evgenia was previously a Vice President in an Infrastructure Advisory group at a global consulting firm with over ten years of experience advising public…

Robinson, Parker

Parker Robinson Vice President Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation – District 4 Sturgeon, Ontario   Parker is a proud father of three, husband to his wonderful woman and a high school teacher in northern Ontario. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Brock University and Education degree from Nipissing University. For the past 15 years, Parker…

Richman, Riley

Riley Richman Head of Education SEIU Healthcare Canada Toronto, Ontario   Riley is Head of Education at SEIU Healthcare, a union that represents more than 60,000 frontline healthcare workers across Ontario. She has been working with the union for more than eight years in a variety of roles. In this position, Riley helped develop SEIU…

Restoule, Karen

Karen Restoule Associate Chair Ontario Parole Board Dokis First Nation, Ontario   Karen is modernizing administrative justice as Alternate Executive Chair at Tribunals Ontario. Previously she led the Justice Sector at the Chiefs of Ontario after starting her career in criminal justice and correctional services. Karen co-founded BOLD Realities, working to advance the industry-Indigenous relationship.…

Rebek, Jody-Lynn

Jody-Lynn Rebek Assistant Professor Algoma University Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario   Dr. Rebek is Assistant Professor at Algoma University, and principal at Vive Strategies Consulting. As a Leadership and Management consultant, Jody-Lynn leads transformation efforts that renew focus, positive growth and results-oriented action plans for individuals, organizations and communities, such as the Natural Resources Canada,…

Ranganathan, Prasanna

Prasanna Ranganathan Diversity and Belonging Lead Shopify Toronto, Ontario   Prasanna (B.A., J.D., LL.M.) has worked as a lawyer, diversity and inclusion lead, speaker, and social media strategist and is currently the Diversity and Belonging Lead at Shopify. He is an Associate Producer of Dream, Girl, a documentary on women entrepreneurs that premiered at the…

Possian, Amara

Amara Possian Canada Campaigns Manager 350.org Toronto, Ontario   Amara is a campaigner, educator, and facilitator with over a decade of experience building thriving organizations and helping people take collective action. She’s a Professor in Seneca College’s Government Relations program and leads Canada campaigns at the global climate movement organization 350.org. She has led some…

Platz, Kayleigh

Kayleigh Platz Director, Communications and Strategic Initiatives Institute of Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo Kitchener, Ontario   Kayleigh is a Kitchener-based writer. Growing up and working in the Waterloo Region technology and academic sectors. She is the Director, Communications and Strategic Initiatives for the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo. She holds…

Pemberton-Corbeil, Erin

Erin Pemberton-Corbeil Detective Constable North Bay Police Service Corbeil, Ontario   Erin Pemberton-Corbeil is a Detective Constable with North Bay Police Service. She is currently assigned to the Criminal Investigations Unit and the Child Youth Advocacy Centre where she specializes in Child Forensic Interviewing. She is involved in Child Youth Advocacy both provincially and nationally,…