Jesse Darling

Senior Projects Officer

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Jesse Darling uses her creative problem solving, collaboration, and leadership skills to design and implement projects that address civic and business challenges. She is a champion for new ideas and advocates for co-creating and co-designing policies, programs and services with citizens and stakeholders.

As Senior Projects Designer at the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship she leads the portfolio of projects under the Policy Innovation Platform – an initiative designed to assist policy professionals in generating innovative solutions to challenges in today’s society.

This role builds off her previous experience at Evergreen CityWorks, the Martin Prosperity Institute, and the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Jesse is the 2018-2019 Co-Chair of CivicAction’s Emerging Leaders Network, sits on the Board of Jane’s Walk and in 2017, she was selected as a Canadian delegate at the Next Leaders’ Initiative for Sustainability. Jesse has a Business Degree from the University of Western Ontario and a Masters of Science in Urban Planning from the Bartlett School of Architecture and Planning at University College London.


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Empowering Women Entrepreneurs to Unlock Their Full Potential
JULY 12, 2017

Today, we are excited to announce the launch of a design-led initiative that seeks to provide women entrepreneurs with the supports needed to unlock their full economic potential.

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Let’s Get Digital: Transforming Public Services to Focus on Users, Citizens
OCTOBER 4, 2016

Imagine a 150-year-old organization tasked with delivering products and services for customers with different needs across diverse geographies.

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Policy Innovation: A Public Sector Unicorn?
JUNE 28, 2016

On June 27, 2016, the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship hosted a workshop at the National IPAC Conference.

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