Meet the 2022-2023 Directors
Laura is currently enrolled at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, where she is completing her second year as a Master’s of Global Affairs candidate with concentrations in innovation and the digital world. Laura also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in International Law from the American University of Beirut. Laura’s interests include Human rights issues, female economic empowerment (especially in the context of the Middle East), social innovation and entrepreneurship, and cyber security.
Joanne is a second year MPP candidate, completing a Collaborative Specialization in Contemporary East and Southeast Asian Studies. Prior to entering the program, she completed an Honours Bachelor's in Diaspora & Transnational Studies at the University of Toronto. She is interested in using social policy as a tool to address the intersectional issues of vulnerable communities, especially migrants and refugees.
Feel free to reach out to the Directors for questions regarding the Equity, Diversity and Public Policy Initiative!