Kimberly Bennett has been an advocacy & communications expert in the international development and humanitarian sector-- particularly in the Global South, for the last 14 years. She has shared her expertise with international organizations such as CARE International, the International Rescue Committee, the Norwegian Refugee Council and the United Nations World Food Programme in nine countries spanning Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. She has also worked in the community engagement space in Canada with the United Church of Canada and the fight against HIV/AIDS and treatment access advocacy with the Canadian Treatment Action Council. Kimberly is passionate about amplifying the voices of marginalized populations-- primarily women, children and minority groups, for the purpose of an improved society and meaningful policy change. Kimberly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Translation and International Studies from York University and a Master of Arts in Global Affairs from the University of Toronto.