Kathleen Monk - Women Winning: Strategies from an Insider
Strategies from an Insider
Friday, December 7, 2012
SFU Vancouver Campus (Harbour Centre)
Part of the Margaret Lowe Benston Endowment Lecture Series
Free but reservation is required. Reserve at: www.sfu.ca/reserve
Kathleen Monk is Executive Director of the Broadbent Institute. Prior to this, Ms. Monk served as Director of Strategic Communications for New Democrat leader Jack Layton.
During the 2011 Canadian federal election, Ms. Monk directed the media unit and served as spokesperson for the NDP campaign, which resulted in the best election result in the party’s 50-year history.
Before entering politics, Ms. Monk worked in newsrooms Toronto, Ottawa and Washington. She is a graduate of the London School of Economics and an active volunteer with Equal Voice, an organization dedicated to electing more women into politics.
She is a frequent commentator on Canadian politics, appearing regularly on CBC News Network’s Power and Politics and on CBC The National’s Insiders panel, discussing how decisions are made and strategies devised in Canadian politics.