Speakers

Paul kershaw

Dr Paul Kershaw

Founder @Generation Squeeze

Dr. Paul Kershaw is a tenured professor at the University of BC, public speaker, regular media contributor and Founder of Generation Squeeze – a force for intergenerational fairness, to improve Canada’s wellbeing, powered by the voices of Gens X, Y, Z and those who love them – all backed by cutting-edge research. Kershaw is one of Canada’s leading thinkers about generational equity. He received the award for Academic of the Year in 2016 from the Confederation of University Faculty Associations of BC. Twice the Canadian Political Science Association has honoured Kershaw with national prizes for his gender and politics research. He and his Gen Squeeze colleagues received the award for BC’s Affordable Housing Champion in 2017 from the provincial Housing Central coalition, while the Government of Canada awarded Kershaw its inaugural prize for excellence in moving “Knowledge to Action” on housing in 2018. Kershaw’s work has contributed directly to historic investments in child care by BC.

Brianna Workman

Brianna Workman

Manager, Government Policy @Impact Public Affairs 

Brianna Workman is an experienced communicator with a background in policy development and government relations. Brianna’s professional background includes communications, government relations and policy roles at leading national and provincial associations, working on issues important to Canadian youth and post-secondary students. These issues include skills and training, student financial assistance, mental health, and more. In her current role as Manager, Government Policy at Impact Public Affairs, she is pleased to work with Generation Squeeze on their advocacy and communications to amplify their work on critical issues affecting young Canadians today. Brianna holds a Masters in Political Management from the Clayton H. Riddell program at Carleton University and a Bachelors of Arts (Honours) from St. Thomas University.

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