Since 2013, Shawni has been working in the non-profit ecosystem in New Brunswick. She has years of experience in event planning, marketing and logistics having undertaken the role of project manager and chair for the annual GovMaker Conference (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) as well as the logistics chair for the 2016 Canadian Open Data Summit. She loves understanding the intricacies of systems and processes and figuring out how they might work more effectively and efficiently.
With social innovation lab experience, she manages operations, co-designs labs, assists with research and helps build strong partnerships as Lab Manager.
Shawni holds a B.A. (hons) in Anthropology from Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador and is moved by the opportunities that exist in New Brunswick to embrace and expand our sense of humanity as we try to tackle complex challenges. Shawni is the founder of Wolthers Consulting.