Lorraine joined Inter Pares as Communications Co-Director in July 2019. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in international relations and French and a Master’s degree in applied linguistics, both from the University of Toronto.
Lorraine began her professional path in Toronto’s non-profit sector, in the Franco-Ontarian community. She then developed a special interest in migration, working directly with newcomers to Canada and in sector capacity building. Before settling in Ottawa in 2018, she spent several years in Kingston, working in communications at a community health centre and teaching at the post-secondary level.
Before joining Inter Pares, Lorraine was responsible for communications at a national association dedicated to international education. Over the course of her studies and professional life, she has spent several years in France and Denmark. She has a special interest in Latin America and is fluent in Spanish.