Kathleen Wynne is Ontario’s 25th Premier. Since taking office in 2013, she has been focused on growing Ontario’s economy and creating jobs by investing in infrastructure, building a low-carbon economy, and expanding access to high-quality college and university education. She also introduced a ground-breaking plan to stop sexual violence and harassment. Prior to becoming Premier, she served as Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, Minister of Transportation and Minister of Education. Premier Wynne was first elected to the Ontario legislature in 2003 as the MPP for Don Valley West. She was re-elected in 2007, 2011 and 2014. She became the leader of the Ontario Liberal Party in January 2013. Before becoming an MPP, Premier Wynne served as a trustee with the Toronto District School Board. Prior to that, she led citizens’ groups in a number of grassroots community projects and played a major role as an organizer and facilitator.
Liz is a senior producer and correspondent at online news website Vox where she hosts a series about the American presidential election called 2016ish. Prior to Vox, she was a Senior Correspondent at Mic and co-creator of Flip The Script, an award-winning weekly video series confronting social issues. In 2015, she was a correspondent for MSNBC’s Shift Krystal Clear and was named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Media. She has appeared on national and international television programs providing millennial perspective on politics, women’s issues, and reproductive rights, including The Today Show, The Daily Show, MSNBC, Fox News, ABC News, Fusion, Al-Jazeera America and BBC World. Liz has also built a following on social media where she engages with news and culture on Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Before working as a journalist, Liz was a research assistant and behavioural science consultant for the London School of Economics, from which she holds a master’s degree in policy. She earned her undergraduate degree from McGill.