Grizzled parent of two, devoted Torontonian, former international eco-warrior. Lover of non-profits. Professional consultant in the use of strategy, communications & opinion research for clients in the NGO sector (including OXFAM, Amnesty, Greenpeace, Pew, Save the Children, Cdn Boreal Initiative, Stephen Lewis Fdn, Share the Road, Local Food Plus, and many community organizations).
Now changing it up - design thinking, participatory methods and open innovation strategies as well as more traditional advocacy and policy change, especially for those who are typically marginalized or ignored. In transition but always ready to meet and talk about complicated challenges in social innovation.
Currently pursuing a Master's degree in Inclusive Design at OCAD Univeersity - see Outside-in Design: www.jdwillis.ca