NATIONAL TEAM

Women's March Canada Team

 

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Michelle Brewer, Executive Director

A feminist scholar and activist, Michelle Brewer marched in the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017 and was a key organizer of the sister Women's March rally that was in Edmonton, Alberta.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts at University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta with a major in Philosophy and minor in Psychology and a Master of Philosophy (summa cum laude) at Trinity College Dublin’s Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies. Michelle is a counsellor, philosopher, professor and a Ph.D. candidate at Universität-Potsdam in Berlin, Germany. As a Métis converted Jew and philosopher, Michelle has a wide knowledge and respect of different faith beliefs or non-beliefs.

Contact: michelle@womensmarchcanada.com

 
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Sara Bingham, Executive Director

Sara Bingham, based out of Waterloo, Ontario, got on a bus and marched in the Women's March on Washington on January 21, 2017. She is a biracial woman who grew up in northern Ontario and holds a Bachelor of Arts (psychology) from Carleton University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts (linguistics) from the University of Ottawa. Sara is a mother, therapist, entrepreneur, author and now activist.

Sara has called herself a feminist her entire life and found her place in the social justice world while studying psychology at Carleton University. One, let's call it "enlightening", semester of courses at Carleton included: psychology of women, women in modern christian traditions and psychology of black women. Sara has been a chapter leader for Lean In since 2015 and a chapter leader for Hacking Health since 2016.

Contact: sara@womensmarchcanada.com

 
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Amanda Best, Digital Content Manager

Amanda Best lives in Waterloo, Ontario where she works as the content manager at a tech company. She holds a Bachelor of Communication Studies (journalism) from New Zealand’s Auckland University of Technology, and has focused on online content and search engine optimization for most of her career.

She values open mindedness and empathy, is passionate about being an ethical consumer and working to reduce her environmental impact, and is striving to make her feminism more intersectional. When she’s not daydreaming about a world without the patriarchy, Amanda loves to travel, crochet and drink tea — often all at once.

Contact: amanda@womensmarchcanada.com