Mar 9 :: Living Wage and Skills Gap :: Kaylie Tiessen

Date: 
Wed, 2016-03-09 12:00 - 13:30


Living Wage and Skills Gap

Presenters: 

Kaylie Tiessen (Economist, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)

Talk description 
To be announced.

Event Details:

When: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
Time: 12:00 Noon -1:30pm. 
Where: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (U of T),
252 Bloor St. West, (St. George Subway Station),
Room 3-104
*No registration required. 

Presenter Bios 

Kaylie Tiessen is an economist with experience in development economics in rural and remote areas, provincial social policy analysis, social return on investment analysis, social audits, and collaboration with social justice networks. Her recent work has focused on provincial budget analysis, poverty reduction, and research support for a five-year economic development plan for First Nations communities. She has been part of the 25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction and has contributed to a provincial blog focused on public policy analysis. She has worked in a wide variety of sectors, including international development, social marketplace innovation and public policy analysis. Kaylie holds a Master’s degree in Development Economics from Dalhousie University, a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with Honours) in International Business from Lakehead University, and a diploma in Business Management from Conestoga College. She is also fluent in spoken Lao. In her spare time, Kaylie can be found searching out live music venues, reading fiction and spending quality time with family and friends.

For more information, check out the CCPA website www.policyalternatives.ca and follow her on Twitter @KaylieTiessen.

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