Elena Christy (she/her) supports Partners for Action's stakeholder engagement, communications, and knowledge mobilization. With a background in community and international development, community-based research, and design, Elena is particularly interested in how transdisciplinary engagement can lead to the innovative solutions needed to address some of the world’s most pressing issues and bring about social change. Prior to joining P4A, Elena held project coordination positions at the University of Waterloo’s School of Architecture and at the Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, provided communications and program support to the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Development, and oversaw the reporting and evaluation for a CIDA-funded project in rural Western Kenya. Elena has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University and received a master’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of Guelph.
Former Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator