Caitlin Blacklaws obtained her Master’s Degree from Saint Mary’s University, in Halifax Nova Scotia, where her research into philanthropy synthesized tenets of international development and business. Prior to that she obtained an undergraduate degree from Carleton University’s Public Affairs and Policy Management program. In her professional life, Caitlin has been involved with the Ronald McDonald Atlantic House, Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS), and Canadian Hunger Foundation (CHF). She believes in the importance of giving back and being involved in community development. When carving out free time, Caitlin enjoys reading, getting lost in big cities, and staying active. Caitlin is well traveled and has a passion for exploring new places.