Kaitlyn will be graduating this April with a Bachelor of Global and International Studies with a specialization in Global Politics from Carleton University. She is passionate about fostering connections between global and local politics and has spent several years engaged at the municipal level. She was a founding representative of the Mayors Youth Advisory Committee in Leamington, the former Director of Events for Carleton Equal Voice and an ambassador for a number of community events celebrating regional growth and all things great about living on the 42nd parallel. Born and raised in Windsor-Essex, Kaitlyn is driven to continue building strong and resilient communities, aiding entrepreneurs, furthering development initiatives and engaging community partners. She has future aspirations to work towards Canadian Economic Development Certification.