Our Associates

Shannon Sutton

Shannon has over 15 years of experience working with global partners (including the International Development Research Centre, Oxfam Canada, the Mawazo Institute, the Gates Foundation, Global Affairs Canada, Impacti and FCDO) to strengthen organizations and foster equality and inclusion. She currently leads gender support teams for large-scale artificial intelligence, education and science projects with IDRC and regularly designs and implements strategy, gender action learning, knowledge translation and MEL processes. Shannon holds PhD and Master’s degrees in international development, exploring governance and gender equality at fair trade agricultural co-ops in Latin America and East Africa, and sits on the board of women’s rights organization Make Every Woman Count.