Erin Jex


Erin Jex (she/her) is a dynamic, results-oriented project manager and community-connecter with a deep-rooted passion for advancing knowledge, programs and policies that drive progress for gender equality. Currently, she serves as the Manager of Strategic Partnerships for Gender Equality at the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH). Outside of work, Erin enjoys spending time outside – camping, hiking and skiing – with her wife, daughter and dog.

By PK Mutch

News media entrepreneur, freelance journalist, Canadian Association of Journalists member, former book publishing executive, zine-maker and startup professional.  Marigold Capital advisory board. Recipent of Inspiring Top 50 Women in STEM in 2018. Profiled in Canada 150 Women: Conversations with Leaders, Champions and Luminaries. Founder  and former President of award-winning Fifth Town Artisan Cheese, Canada's 8th B-Corp, which under her leadership received the Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation (2009). Petra currently works to advance inclusive entrepreneurship and innovation in public policy and startup ecosystems with a particular emphasis on gender equity.  Petra is the founding publisher of Liisbeth. Follow Petra on Twitter or connect with her on LinkedIn.