Jillian graduated the Ivey School of Business with a deep passion for leveraging business for social change. After spending her summer during business school working with women and children in Tanzania, Jillian continued to explore her interest in social entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility during her final year of studies. Upon graduation, Jillian interned at Ashoka Canada where she executed its first Social Finance and Innovation Tour in Vancouver, among other projects. During that time, she also worked with Patient Commando Productions on its social finance development strategy and business planning.
Jillian began her role as Manager, Social Programs at Better the World in June of 2011 and is thrilled to be working on the cutting edge of social innovation. She enjoys writing about driving business for social change on her blog, The Kaizen Crossroad.