Lisa Wolff

Lisa Wolff, Director, Advocacy and Education, has worked with UNICEF Canada for more than a decade in various capacities directing the organization’s domestic education and advocacy programmes.  Working with UNICEF Canada and national institutions, along with government, civil society and private sector partners, Lisa has developed initiatives to advance children’s rights in policy, child related programming and educational curricula. She co-chairs the Advocacy Task Force for UNICEF internationally. Lisa has represented UNICEF Canada in various regional and global forums including the UN Special Session on Children and the Yokohama and Rio Congresses against the Sexual Exploitation of Children. She convened the North American Regional Consultation for the UN Study on Violence against Children and continues to steward its follow up in Canada. Lisa is a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children and of the North-South Partnership for First Nations Children. She has a Bachelor of Environmental Studies from University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor of Education and a Master of Education in Critical Global and Community Issues from the University of Toronto.