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)
Public Relations and Communications
Areas of Expertise (1)
Customize programs to reach organizational objectives.
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
Media Appearances (1)
Accessible Media Inc. online
Live in Studio 5
Event Appearances (1)
Master of Ceremony
International Day of Persons with Disibilities Event Metro Hall