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After working as a Model internationally for 15 years, Robin now uses my platform as a climate and social justice advocate. I’m represented by the world’s first ethical modeling agency, Role Models Management and I’m an Ambassador for Remake.world and One Tree Planted. I have learned a lot as the co-host of the Hey Change Podcast, which is about optimism in action and I’m also the founder of Parents for the Planet, a new platform with the goal of supporting families to help create a better planet for our children and better children for our planet. I recently launched joinlocalallies.com, a platform I co-founded with my amazing mom, in an effort to support antiracim, inclusivity and equity at the community level. When I’m not hammering away on my computer trying to change the world you’ll find me walking barefoot in the woods with my husband, our son and our good dog.
Alex trained as a theatre technician at Ryerson and started working in the live performance industry at seventeen. Currently, she is Manager of the Marsh Street Centre. Her career has taken her in many different directions with rich opportunities to develop new skills along the way. This allows her to bring experience in event management, communications, fundraising and the non-profit sector to HAW. Varied interests and big curiosity have led her from one adventure to the next, and after moving to the area 8 years ago she fell in love many times over. Turns out being a parent is the biggest adventure of all.
Lisa grew up wild and free on dairy farm in the west of France. She worked as an adventure travel consultant for 20 years, travelling the world constantly, thriving in nature, going on active adventures on stunning grounds. She moved to Canada 10 years ago to join her partner in Toronto. They moved to Duncan 5 years ago where their two kids (5&7) were born and are running as wild and free as possible. Lisa spends a lot of time xc-skiing and MTB in Kolapore.
Cinzia is a Registered Early Childhood Educator. She has worked in the industry of Early Childhood Education for over 20 years in various capacities within early years programs and Higher Education. She holds a Graduate Degree from Yorkville University in Adult Education, a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Ryerson University in Early Childhood Education, a Diploma in Early Childhood Education from George Brown College, and a certificate in eLearning from the University of Calgary. Cinzia is currently a Professor at Georgian College, Seneca College, and Durham College within the Early Childhood Education Programs. In addition, she owns her own practice as a Learning and Development Specialist. When she’s not working, you’ll find her SUP’ing on the Beaver River.
Re-connecting to the natural world has been a primary focus for GW and his family and HAW aligns with that more than any child care/education facility that they have seen.
GW was born and raised in Midland, ON. He has been employed as a golf professional at the Georgian Bay Club for the past 14 years. He grew up playing all sports including hockey, golf, basketball, volleyball, and lacrosse. Currently, he is most interested in learning about how best to interact with the natural world and how to best share that space with all of nature.
Jess has lived in the grey highlands area for 10 years and loves having so many outdoor activities nearby and places to explore. She grew up helping her family organize road running events that raised money for various charities throughout Halton. Some notable events were the Chilly Half Marathon that focused on raising money for a beast coil for the Hamilton General hospital as well as raising funds to support the new ward at Joe brant hospital in Burlington. Jess now works for an athletic company based out of Boston and is lucky enough to work for an organization that has a foundation that values promoting healthy lifestyles and ensuring kids have access to sport through many different fundraising initiatives around the world. Jess looks forward to raising her two girls to enjoy and respect nature and give them as many opportunities as possible to be outdoors exploring.