Michelle Hassen is pursuing an International MBA with a specialization in strategy at the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto. Most recently she was worked for Goldcorp’s Corporate Social Responsibility team in Guatemala. Previously, Michelle worked for over six years with the Canadian Red Cross and International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, where she focused mainly on stakeholder engagement and humanitarian program management. As a Regional Manager she was responsible for strategic planning, financial oversight, change management and internal services for the second largest region in Canada. Michelle has extensive facilitation and workshop development experience, has a broad research background and is versed in government relations. Previously she sat on the board of West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF). She has lived and worked in Guatemala, Mexico, Switzerland and Benin and is proficient in French and Spanish. She has a BA in International Relations, Peace and Conflict studies from the University of