March 30, 2023

Welcoming our new staff!


We are thrilled to announce the addition of two new staff members to the DAWN Canada team.

In January of this year, Maggie Lyons-MacFarlane (they/she) joined DAWN as the new Research and Communications Coordinator. An activist in the cross-disability community, Maggie has volunteered for more than six years with the National Educational Association of Disabled Students.

Additionally, Valérie Grand'Maison (she/her) joins DAWN in April as Manager and Senior Research Associate. A researcher, activist and mother, Valérie is a PhD candidate in Sociology at the University of Guelph whose research takes an intersectional feminist approach and focus on gender-based violence.

We warmly welcome these two talented individuals to DAWN and the knowledge, expertise and lived experiences that they bring to our accomplished team. 

Learn more about Maggie, Valérie and the rest of the DAWN Canada team.


Join DAWN Canada’s team!
Are you passionate about social justice and human rights? We are always looking for talented individuals to join DAWN Canada! 
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