Mentored by Monwel, Ltd.

Jennifer studies Biomedical Engineering at Ryerson University, located in Toronto, Ontario. Jennifer is extremely interested in social changemaking and interdisciplinary collaboration, with a particular focus on empowerment and capacity building in marginalized communities. She has previously organized around queer and trans*, racialized, and disabled initiatives, and is now excited to begin working with Monwel, Ltd., in Ebbw Vale, Wales. Monwel has been producing high quality signage for 45 years, with 96% of itsfull-time employees managing some form of disability, recently transitioned to an independent social enterprise looking to raise awareness and examine the impact of its social values amongst the local communities it serves. Some of the work that Jennifer will be doing with Monwel will include research and development of new manufacturing products for sustainable innovation.

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