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Christie is the Leading Change Program Developer with the Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters. Christie is a born and bred Albertan who works to equip the public with insights about the impacts of domestic violence and supports communities to propel positive social change. Her diverse background includes time in the Reserves with the Canadian Military as a Radio Operator, calling show timings in television newsrooms, writing & producing television & film content in the independent television industry and serving as a communications generalist at Alberta Health Services, and later at the Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters.
Tuval Dinner is the Leading Change Community Developer. He is a violence prevention educator specializing in healthy relationships, consent, gender equity and healthy masculinity. Over the past decade he has facilitated workshops and delivered presentations for thousands of young people, educators and community members on issues relating to sexism, sexual violence, healthy relationships, gender equity and eliminating violence from our lives.
Having worked in Ontario, British Columbia and Ireland Tuval brings a wealth of diverse experiences to this position. He received his social work education from Grant MacEwan University and University of Victoria.
Tuval has also worked on promoting children's rights, positive father involvement and meaningful sexual health education. Tuval has previously worked for the Victoria Sexual Assault Centre, Centre ontarien de prévention des agressions (COPA) and the White Ribbon Campaign.
This community engagement model emerged as part of the Working Together project with Status of Women Canada, and is informed by a 15-year-old body of work by the Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters working to engage and inspire the public on this issue.