Keynote Speaker

Sarah Leeson-Klym

Canadian CED Network
Regional Networks Director

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Sarah Leeson-Klym is Regional Networks Director for the Canadian CED Network. In that role, she works with network leaders across Canada to create opportunities for learning, dialogue, and alignment across a variety of cross-cutting issues like social and community finance, social enterprise development, the role of government in the social economy, and building strong community-led development practice. She is also a board member of the Social Enterprise Council of Canada. Previously, she worked in Manitoba developing local social enterprise development programs, advocating to local government to support the sector, and hosting learning events to build strength and knowledge.