Cherie Enns, Associate Professor, Geography and the Environment, University of the Fraser Valley

Cherie Enns is a registered urban planner and experienced educator with extensive experience engaging internationally. She has initiated and led international projects related to child rights, food systems, sustainable development goals (SDGs), urban planning policy, and youth engagement.  She has experience managing programs, mobilizing resources, and working on projects in several countries including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, Somalia, and India. She has more recently led several humanitarian projects within the Eastern Africa Community.  She holds an MA in Community and Regional Planning and is currently completing a Ph.D. in International Policy and Program Management.  Cherie also leads a Universities Canada Internship program, has worked on housing projects and assisted with the coordination of many international and community events.