Global Dignity Canada – Country Chair, Canada
Giovanna Mingarelli is a technology entrepreneur, public speaker and writer. She has contributed to and has been interviewed by: Harvard Business School, CBC Radio-Canada, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star and the Hill Times for her contributions to various youth engagement and open innovation initiatives. She is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post.
For over a decade Giovanna has worked with federal government agencies as well as for a former Prime Minister of Canada in the field of political and digital communications. She has spearheaded national initiatives with individuals of all political stripes in the promotion of women to elected office through her work with organizations such as Equal Voice. To this end, Giovanna has been a Parliamentary witness, a guest lecturer and a keynote speaker at events and conferences around the world relating to the advancement of young women in politics and digital democracy.
In 2011, Giovanna was named a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum for her efforts to improve the state of the world through entrepreneurialism and civic engagement. She holds a degree in Political Science and International Relations from Carleton University. Giovanna lives and works in Ottawa, Canada and Geneva, Switzerland.