YGL Jennifer Corriero Named Global Dignity Country Chair for Canada

August, 2011

Jennifer Corriero is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of TakingITGlobal, a non-profit organization. The vision of TakingITGlobal is to create a community that: inspires young people around the world to create positive change on a local and global level; provides the information and connections necessary for innovative learning experiences; involves all participants in the multitude of opportunities surrounding them.

Until 2003, she was a consultant to the Marketing, Web and Youth Programme for various corporate clients. She is an adviser to: the Canadian Association for AIDS Research; the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce; Chat the Planet; the Global Youth Action Network; Pollution Probe; the Toronto International Film Festival; the Youth Employment Summit. She is also a Member of the Official Canadian Delegation to the World Summit on the Information Society.

Jennifer gained her BA and MES from York University.

Jennifer Corriero is a member of the Forum of Young Global Leaders, and the co-founders HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, Professor Pekka Himanen of Finland and John Hope Bryant, founder of Operation HOPE, along with the board of directors of Global Dignity, were honored to name her the country chair of Global Dignity, Canada.

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