A Chat with Jennifer Correiro, Founder of TakingITGlobal

Estelle A


Named by the World Economic Forum as a ‘Young Global Leader’, Jennifer Corriero is a Canadian innovator, bringing tremendous insight into understanding, reaching and engaging youth.  Jennifer is co-founder and Executive Director of TakingITGlobal, a non-profit organization that has thrived for over a decade. She has her Masters in Environmental Studies and serves as Adjunct Professor with the Faculty of Health at York University where she helped to design a course titled Agents of Change in a Global World.  Jennifer has been a judge for a range of awards including the World Summit Youth Award, 2011 TD Scholarship for Community Leadership Award and 2010 Buckminister Fuller Challenge. In 2003, Jennifer was a member of the Official Canadian Government Delegation to the World Summit on the Information Society. She has traveled to over 30 countries, presenting at conferences and supporting civil society engagement.  In 2011, Jennifer served as a member of…

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