Olivia Chow

Founder and Academic Lead

Olivia Chow leads the Institute’s educational initiatives and has helped trained over 5000 activists in political organizing. Olivia has two certificates from the Harvard Kennedy School's Executive Education Programs and 9 years of teaching experience. Olivia Chow has also been one of Canada’s most effective and well known public figures. She served 2 terms as a school trustee, 4 terms as a Toronto city councillor and 8 years as a Member of Parliament.

The Institute for Change Leaders is brought to you by the Faculty of Community Services at Ryerson University.

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