Gillian joined SHN Foundation as the Digital and Multi-Channel Campaigns Officer in November 2023. She previously worked to advance health equity with a variety of small non-profits, most recently as the Manager of Strategic Communications at Planned Parenthood Toronto. At PPT, Gillian worked to advocate for Reproductive Justice and for policies that support healthy, equitable communities in Toronto. Prior to, Gillian contributed to localization efforts in the humanitarian sector and for Sheena’s Place, one of Toronto’s only free resources for those living with eating disorders.

Outside of work, Gillian is a dedicated volunteer in the youth shelter system. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Queen’s University and a Master of Science in Humanitarian Emergencies from the London School of Economics.