Kelly’s role encompasses mobilizing women’s groups and movements, equipping young adults and professionals throughout Canada, and directing the IJM Canada alumni program for returning Canadian interns and fellows. Her goal is to facilitate unique “justice journeys” by equipping these groups with the tools to live out the call of justice every day.

With over 15 years of experience, Kelly’s background lends a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her position. Her key accomplishments include spearheading and managing the Human Trafficking Program at the Women’s Support Network of York Region beginning in 2012. Kelly served on the Canadian Women’s Foundation National Task Force on Sex Trafficking of Women and Girls and is currently part of the advisory committee for the Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking. She has also served at IJM in several capacities prior to her current role, first as an Aftercare Intern at IJM US in 2009 and then as an Social Work Advisor at IJM Cambodia in 2011.

Kelly holds a Masters of Social Work from the University of Windsor, and an honours B.A. in Psychology from Queen’s University. When she is not travelling the world, she resides in Markham, Ontario.

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