People Categories: MIPP

Asha Harris

Asha Harris

A creative, detail-oriented, highly motivated community activist with over 15 years of experience in the violence against women/children sector working from an intersectional, gender-based, anti-racist,anti-oppressive framework. Much of my career has involved grassroots advocacy for children and their families as a frontline social worker as well as participation in numerous children’s rights activist groups and …

Asha Harris Read More »

Olivia Karp

Olivia Karp

Olivia Karp is a graduate student in the International Public Policy program at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. Prior to her acceptance into the program, she graduated from Ryerson University (now known as Toronto Metropolitan University) with an Honours degree in Political Science. Olivia has several work experiences in the NGO, non-profit, government and …

Olivia Karp Read More »

Adwoa Konadu-Yiadom

Adwoa Konadu-Yiadom

Adwoa Konadu-Yiadom graduated from Christian Service University College, Kumasi-Ghana with an undergraduate degree in Communication Studies. After her bachelor’s degree, Adwoa has worked as a journalist for the past eight years as a radio and television host, producer, news anchor and reporter. She served in both private and public media organizations in Ghana including Ghana …

Adwoa Konadu-Yiadom Read More »

Kendra Shields

Kendra Shields

Kendra Shields is a recent graduate of the University of Ottawa, completing a Joint Honours Bachelor of Social Science in Political Science and Economics. During her studies, Kendra worked at various federal government departments. This work provided her with invaluable experience in international affairs and sparked a newfound passion for public policy. Kendra has fostered …

Kendra Shields Read More »

Michelle Ehinlaiye

Michelle Ehinlaiye

Michelle Ehinlaiye is a part of the 2022 – 2023 class of the Master of International Public Policy at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. She is a recent graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours role Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. During her time at Wilfrid Laurier, she developed a passion …

Michelle Ehinlaiye Read More »

Alessandro DiRaimo

Alessandro DiRaimo

Alessandro graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Global and International Studies, Honours, with a Specialization in Global Politics. While attending Carleton, Alessandro took an interest in examining the international political systems at play and the competition by states in positioning themselves on the global stage. Alessandro focused much of his interest on American …

Alessandro DiRaimo Read More »

Ethan Ellsmere

Ethan Ellsmere

From walking the fence line of Gaza in the aftermath of Nakba day to talking with an ex-child soldier of the Khmer Rouge, Ethan Ellsmere continues to be fascinated in exploring international relations on a deeply personal level. Ethan has always been a passionate policy student – seeking to deconstruct the world of governance and …

Ethan Ellsmere Read More »

Joanne Joseph

Joanne Mary Joseph

Joanne Joseph is a recent graduate from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor’s in Global Studies. She is an international student of Indian descent born in the UK, having lived most of her life in Dubai and currently residing in Canada to complete her Master’s education. Joanne has always been interested in the impact of …

Joanne Mary Joseph Read More »

Jennifer Jaeger

Jennifer Jaeger

Jennifer Jaeger graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2020 receiving a Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Honours International Development – Practice Specialization (Dean’s Honours List) with a minor in Geography and Environmental Management. During her studies, Jennifer also completed a Global Experience Certificate and a Certificate in German Language, studying abroad in both Sweden …

Jennifer Jaeger Read More »

Suzanne Sawicki

Suzie Sawicki

Suzie Sawicki is a student at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in the Master of International Public Policy program. She holds a degree in International Relations and Development Studies with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Windsor. Suzie has worked in a variety of research roles in the context of education, …

Suzie Sawicki Read More »

Scroll to Top