Beyond The Whisper Network
Dee is a community advocate with expertise in gender-based violence prevention and education in Kjipuktuk, Mi'kma'ki (Halifax). For over a decade, Dee has worked with youth, community organizations, service providers, post-secondary institutions, and governments on various gender-based violence prevention, intervention, awareness, and response initiatives for and with women, youth, and 2SLGBTQIA+ communities. Dee holds degrees in sociology, gender studies, and criminology as well as an advanced diploma in counselling and advocacy. Dee is passionate about social justice and supporting communities to collectively work together to create a safer world and was a recipient of the 2015 Governor General Award in Commemoration of the Persons Case and YWCA Canada's 2018 Ann Mowat Outstanding Young Women Award.