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Jessica Thornton, MDes

Director, Strategic Initiatives
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Jessica is a creative problem solver who uses human-centred design, strategic foresight, and systems thinking to advance solutions to complex challenges. As Director, Strategic Initiatives, Jessica works to identify, design, and build the next generation of programs at Evergreen.

Jessica has spent over a decade in the not-for-profit sector, in a range of roles, tackling issues such as housing affordability, transportation accessibility, digital inclusion, and sustainable food system development. Jessica holds an Honours BA in Anthropology and Equity Studies from the University of Toronto, and a Masters of Design in Strategic Foresight and Innovation at OCAD University.