Lily Pourzand is an outstanding Social Services leader with over a decade of leadership practices in the Violence Against Women’s sector. She is known as an expert in gender-based violence, intersectionality, inclusivity and accessibility. Although she believes in every woman’s story’s uniqueness, she is also interested in highlighting the collective commonalities that women face. Advocating for a more equitable and accessible world for girls and women has been at the forefront of Lily’s personal and professional life. Public education, motivational speaking, storytelling and independent writing are a few of her passions.