Ilona is the Co-creator and Managing Director of the Youth & Innovation Project at the University of Waterloo. She is an award-winning social innovator and a regular voice in the Canadian media advising business, civil society and government on how they can tap into the value and unique abilities of young people. She has extensive leadership and governance experience having co-founded several successful organizations. In 2004, she Co-founded Apathy is Boring, a non-partisan social enterprise that educates Canadian youth about democracy and encourages them to vote. Ilona was named an Ashoka Fellow in 2009 and is currently a PhD student in Political Science at the University of Waterloo.
🚀 Gen-Z Leaders: Innovating for an Inclusive Future
From “Inclusi-ventures” to “Relation-ships”, three diverse and inspiring Gen-Z leaders are set to take you on a journey of innovation and collaboration at this must-attend panel. Get ready to be inspired and equip yourself with the tools you need to lead the next gen of changemakers.
Managing Director @ Youth & Innovation Project, University of Waterloo
Schwarzman Scholar, Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women
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