Jacqueline is the Diversity and Equity Coordinator for the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board. She is responsible for working in partnership with learning, leadership and community stakeholders to develop and implement strategies to align, integrate and measure diversity and equity principles and practices in our District priorities. Jacqueline is the former Policy Advisor on diversity management at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). Prior to CMHC, she was a consultant specializing in labour market research, communications and diversity strategies for clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Jacqueline is also a former Parliamentary Assistant and speech writer, the Executive Director of the National Women’s Reference Group on Labour Market Issues and the Executive Director of the Multicultural Women’s Association. Her passions include writing poetry, travelling, and co-hosting/producing a community public affairs programme on CHUO 89.1 FM.