Michelle Dagnino is Executive Director of The Critical Thinking Consortium, a not-for-profit association located in Vancouver, British Columbia, that promotes critical thinking in education. She is the past Executive Director of the Youth Action Network and holds degrees in law and political science. In recognition of her contribution to her community, she has garnered more than a dozen awards including the YWCA Woman of Distinction Award and Toronto’s Persons Day Certificate of Honour. She has been declared “one of the Top 25 Leaders under 30”, and the Globe and Mail included her in their list of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women. She is an expert in social justice, youth engagement, and intergenerational issues in the workplace.
Your Workplace: You’ve been an advocate for youth and social justice, Michelle, since you were a teenager. What drives this passion?