Simona Ramkisson is a Senior Projects Officer leading the implementation of the Digital Literacy + Coding pilot. She spent the bulk of her professional career in the community development sector with a focus on leadership development and youth empowerment.

Prior to joining the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship, she led the Mozilla Foundation’s city-based learning project, Hive Toronto. In her role as director, she supported the development of unique education opportunities with a focus on web and digital literacy and for-youth, by-youth cyber-safety curriculum building. She currently sits on the Right to Play Youth 2 Youth program advisory board and the YWCA’s Project Shift ICTC roundtable.

Simona hold as Hons.BA in Criminology from York University with a focus on restorative justice practice. As a graduate of the Rockwood Leadership Institute’s Transformative Facilitation and the Art of Leadership program, she actively works to bring a social justice scope to the work.

Articles by this Author

June 25, 2018

We have exciting news! The Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship has a new name for our Digital Literacy + Coding Pilot. To better represent the experiences and intentions of …

June 5, 2018

The Digital Literacy + Coding Pilot is a project of the Brookfield Institute in partnership with the YMCA, Boys and Girls Club of Canada and public libraries in five cities …

February 16, 2018

Earlier this month we participated in Ontario’s Digital Inclusion Summit, and heard the Honourable Eleanor McMahon, President of the Treasury Board, Minister Responsible for Digital Government ask her audience to …