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OUR TEAM

Eunice Kays

Youth Engagement & Programming Director

 

Eunice graduated from the Master of Public Policy program at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy with a specialization in Ethnic and Pluralism Studies.

 

At the Munk School, Eunice co-founded the Indigenous Affairs Student Initiative and participated in the UofT and Harvard University Black Policy Conference collaboration. She is very passionate about government, diversity and inclusion, human resource management and public policy, and has spent over 5 years working in varied roles with municipalities including York Region, City of Toronto, and City of Vaughan, as well as with the Province of Ontario. Eunice brings an interdisciplinary background in social sciences, business and law as a graduate of Seneca College and York University. 

 

In her free time, Eunice mentors black youth, designs and sews, studies history, and participates in various speaking engagements.

Sharnelle Morgan

Planning & Programming Director

 

Sharnelle Morgan graduated from the Master of Public Policy program at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy. During her time as a student, she was elected Vice President of the University of Toronto's Black Graduate Student Association and was also part of the organizing committee for UofT’s inaugural collaboration with Harvard University’s Black Policy Conference.

 

Following the success of the Munk-Harvard collaboration, Sharnelle became the Munk co-lead for Harvard's 2019 Black Policy Conference. Sharnelle has breadth of development, international relations and policy experience working across sectors in non-governmental organizations as well as for the Government of Canada. Some of her interests include social, urban policy and diversity and inclusion. 

Outside the conference, Sharnelle works as a Policy Analyst at Infrastructure Canada, Government of Canada.   

Anna-Kay Russell

Communications & Marketing Director

 

Anna-Kay is a graduate of the Master of Public Policy program at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy. During her studies, Anna-Kay was involved in various equity initiatives, including the Gender, Diversity & Public Policy initiative, and the co-founding and launch of UofT’s inaugural collaboration with Harvard University’s annual Black Policy Conference.

 

She brings with her a diverse background in environmental studies and psychology as an alumna of Glendon College, York University, and previous professional experience in research, the federal and provincial governments and nonprofits. 

Beyond the conference, she is kept busy as an Associate with the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance; volunteering as the Director of Strategy & Governance with Leading Change Canada; and co-founding an environmental Caribbean nonprofit, the Clear Water Caribbean Network.

Trinnette Brooks
Events Coordinator
Adrian Leckie
Panel Manager
Jennifer Oduro
Panel Manager