Our Team

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SIAN DESPAROIS

Founder & Executive Director 

Sian Desparois recently graduated from McGill University with a degree in Honours Political Science and is continuing her studies at the Faculty of Law at McGill University. She is involved in on-campus organizations focused on the promotion of women’s rights, poverty alleviation and policy education. She is passionate about gender equality and minority rights, especially in the realm of social policy. Sian aims to pursue a career as a lawyer.

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BROOKE BRIMO

Founder & Executive Director 

Brooke Brimo holds a Bachelor's degree in Honours Political Science from McGill University and is pursuing her Juris Doctor degree at the Georgetown University Law Center. She was a dedicated synchronized swimmer for 14 years and won gold medals at the Canadian Open, the US Open, and the Canada Games. She has experience working for the federal government and in the corporate sector. Brooke aims to pursue a career as a civil litigator.

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VERONICA RODIGHIERO

External & Communications Director

Veronica Rodighiero is currently studying at McGill University’s Faculty of Education, with English as her primary teachable and History as her secondary teachable. She has experience with teaching students, marketing in the technology industry, and creating content for a federal election campaign candidate. Veronica aims to bridge her passion for education with her interest in law in the future.

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NATHAN DE TRACEY

Internal Director

Nathan De Tracey recently graduated from McGill University with a degree in Political Science and will be continuing his studies at the Faculty of Law at the University of Montreal. He has been involved in many volunteer initiatives, both through school as well as within his municipality. His fields of interest include international law, constitutional issues and development studies. He has experience tutoring and has worked in the aerospace industry. Nathan aims to pursue a career as a lawyer. 

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ANA MARIA MENGHES

Marketing Director

Ana Maria Menghes is currently a third-year Finance and Marketing student at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. Her interests include commercial law, specifically linked to intellectual property law, which she developed while doing research on the pharmaceutical industry.  She has experience tutoring and volunteering for community projects and has also worked in Marketing at a pharmaceutical company. Ana Maria aims to bridge her interests of marketing and law in the near future.

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KAITLYN ARSENAULT

Content Director

Kaitlyn Arsenault is currently a fourth-year Psychology student at Saint Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. She is involved in on-campus organizations focused on mental health awareness, women's rights, and awareness for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She is passionate about cultural competency and indigenous rights in Canada. She plans to pursue her studies by attending law school and aims to make a career as a criminal lawyer.