Shaping the future of the Creative Communities

Jennifer Kirner

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Community Affairs, Eastern Canada, TELUS

Jennifer is responsible for a team that manages Community Investment and Employee Engagement initiatives across Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces. Prior to TELUS, Jennifer worked in development in the non-profit sector, specifically the Royal Ontario Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Sheena’s Place and the Toronto Children’s Chorus.

Jennifer has a Bachelor of Music from Queen’s and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, York University. Jennifer has been involved with many organizations such as a Corporate Cabinet Committee member for Make-A-Wish Canada, a board member for Sky’s the Limit Youth Organization, a curriculum review advisor for Centennial College and an advisor to Asians Without Borders. Jennifer has been recognized with an Arbor Award from UofT for her voluntary contribution to the university. She has also received awards for her contributions to York University and TELUS. She is a guest lecturer at the Schulich School of Business and frequently speaks at conferences and workshops with AFP, the United Way, Ryerson, UofT, Queen’s and York University. In her spare time she is the Founder and Artistic Director of Duly Noted, Toronto’s all-treble a cappella ensemble.

Program - Session B
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

A Cultural Workers’ Guide to Corporate Sponsorship (Panel)
with Valérie Picher, Reena Chohan and Jason Maghanoy