The Acting Manager, Programs and Operations is the organizational focal point for managing, monitoring and evaluating organizational pillars and funded projects. Alli is a key player in managing reporting requirements, coordinating programs, ensuring effective organizational systems, and supporting human resources. She has a Bachelor of Social Science in International Development and Globalization from the University of Ottawa and a Master of Arts Degree in Global Development Studies from Queen’s University. Since graduating, she has held various research and operational positions in the international cooperation sector, including as the Volunteer Coordinator and HR Manager for Arise and Shine Uganda. She is also a passionate volunteer and serves as a Board member for VIDEA, a community-based international development organization in Victoria, BC. An accomplished musician, Alli’s most recent accolade includes singing the first dance at her sister’s wedding.