Marie Nash is the Chief Operating Officer of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce, working to facilitate connections and collective action to strengthen the economic engine of Hamilton. Marie holds an Honours BA in Communications and Political Science, as well as a Masters Degree in Communications and New Media, both from McMaster University. During the pandemic, Marie represented business on various public health tables, including the Ontario Vaccination Support Council and completed a certificate in Science Literacy. She is passionate about creating an inclusive economy, leading the Chamber’s work on gender disparity, as well as numerous diversity and inclusion initiatives. Marie is also a champion of the arts and culture sector, having served on the boards of Arts for All and HPOGo, as well as the Hamilton Music Advisory Team. Marie resides in Hamilton with her husband and two young daughters.
Session: Women out of Work: Assessing Hamilton’s Employment Disparities During COVID-19