Natalie Brunet is a Master of Public Policy candidate at the School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto and a Junior Fellow of Massey College. A proud Franco-Ontarian, Natalie has lived in five different provinces, including New Brunswick, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Mount Allison University. Most recently, she worked on the Hill through the Parliamentary Internship Programme and in youth civic engagement at CIVIX. Her policy interests include social and urban policy, civic engagement and the complexities of intergovernmental jurisdiction.
Sasha Gronsdahl is a public policy graduate student at the University of Toronto. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science and professional writing from the University of Victoria and most recently worked for a community foundation in Victoria. While at UVic, she began volunteering in refugee resettlement and advocacy, which sparked a lifelong interest in broader issues of diversity, inclusion, and social justice. When she’s not in front of a computer, you might find Sasha buried in a good book, writing parody songs with her guitar, or exploring the great outdoors.