Judy Josefowicz, Manager of Neighbourhoods at United Way Toronto, has worked in the private, public, and non-profit sectors, leading teams of colleagues, consultants, clients, and partners through community-building initiatives in workforce development and economic inclusion, multi-stakeholder collaboration, strategic planning, organizational capacity building, and urban revitalization. Her recent experience includes leading the start-up of a place-based and sector-based workforce development strategy to connect people to local jobs created through public investments and infrastructure projects, and using a social innovation approach to create inclusive local economic opportunities catalyzed by investment and land development in Toronto’s inner suburbs.
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