PhD Candidate, University of Waterloo
Elaine is a PhD candidate in the University of Waterloo’s Social and Ecological Sustainability program in Water (an institution-wide collaborative program/specialization), based in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability. She is the founder and lead consultant at TRIECO Research & Consulting, and is the director of training & consulting at Waterloo Sustainable Development Group. Most recently, Elaine participated at the 2018 United Nations High-Level Political Forum. There, she contributed to policy recommendations for SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation), represented the global collective of women during the opening session, and presented as a stakeholder on government accountability and transparency.