Director of Innovation and Development Funding, Bruyère Continuing Care
Carleton Degree: Master of Public Policy and Administration, Graduate Ontario-Jiangsu Exchange Program, Management & Economics at Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Other Degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Honours in Psychology, University of Ottawa
Job Title & Organization: Director of Innovation and Development Funding, Bruyère Continuing Care
Current role and employer: Director of Innovation and Development Funding, Bruyère Continuing Care
Length of time in this role: Just starting October 29th 2018
Quick Snapshot of your duties at work: Digital health, funding, project management
How I Got Here:
- Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (3 years): Advised on funding, partnerships and corporate strategy. Understanding and identifying opportunities for better patient care, research, investment and innovation; developing compelling impact analyses and stories that help donors, partners and the public understand the impact of these contributions.
- Employment and Social Development Canada: Government of Canada (2 years): Supported Government of Canada’s Social Innovation Agenda by designing and developing projects that explore new approaches and delivery models while engaging multi-sector community partners to increase the impact of federal funding, and unlock community-level innovation in response to complex social challenges
More About Me: I am the Co-Founder of JustChange, a giving circle in Ottawa; Co-Founder of Youth Futures. a city-wide youth employment and education program now run by the City of Ottawa; and a Board Member with Big Brothers Big Sister Ottawa.