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Yin Brown - DisAbled Women's Network of Canada. Toronto, ON, CA

Yin Brown Yin Brown

LPS Greater Toronto Area Project Coordinator | DisAbled Women's Network of Canada

Toronto, ON, CANADA

Seasoned program and project manager, dynamic trainer and speaker, and passionate advocate for equity and inclusion.

Biography

Yin Brown has been an advocate for equal access and opportunities for persons with disabilities since 2009 when she returned to Toronto from teaching abroad. Yin is the Project Coordinator for DisAbled women’s Network (DAWN) Canada in Toronto. Previously, Yin has worked at CNIB as the Manager, Advocacy for Ontario, and at CBM Canada as the Advocacy Coordinator. Yin has also been serving on the Board of Directors at Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC) since 2011. She is also currently the Toronto Chapter President of Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians and the Co-Chair of City of Toronto’s Accessibility Advisory Committee. Yin frequently speaks on the intersectionality of disability and other minority and vulnerable groups, showing disability as a prevalent condition compounded by environmental, systemic and attitudinal barriers.

Industry Expertise (4)

Education/Learning Program Development Public Relations and Communications Women

Areas of Expertise (1)

Customize programs to reach organizational objectives.

Education (5)

Ontario College of Art and Design: Associate of O.C.A, Fine Arts 1984

Tyndale University: Master of Theological Studies, Theology 1987

Ontario Council for International Cooperations: Conceptualizing Comprehensive Program Evaluation Certificate, Monitoring and Evaluation 2015

Ryerson University: Summer Leadership Certificate, Community Engagement

Ryerson University: Organizational Change Management Certificate, Organizational Management

Languages (2)

  • English
  • Mandarin

Media Appearances (1)

Interviewer/Reporter

Accessible Media Inc.  online

Live in Studio 5

Event Appearances (1)

Master of Ceremony

International Day of Persons with Disibilities Event  Metro Hall

2016-12-03

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