Shevaun Ensor-Harrison

  • University of Ottawa

Shevaun Ensor-Harrison is a Vancouverite who found herself a home in Ontario as part of uOttawa’s 2016 graduating class where she majored in International Development and Globalization.

She spent the majority of her time in university earning hands-on experience in the world of social entrepreneurship through Enactus as a project manager and then moving on to be the vice president of project management. Initially, she managed a boutique that aided in supporting immigrant and refugee resettlement through employment and skills training. After reaching full sustainability and being recognized as the top team in Canada, Shevaun was delighted to move on and facilitate another 10 social enterprises and programs in Ottawa, Nunavut, and around the world. Tackling issues such as homelessness, environmental degradation, and food insecurity, Shevaun was recognized as the 2016 HSBC Woman Leader of Tomorrow for Central Canada.

She also gained tangible experience internationally in Bangladesh and throughout South America working with NGOs, budding entrepreneurs, and women’s groups. Shevaun has also worked in large-scale event planning, having helped organize multiple conferences and We Days. In her free time Shevaun enjoys yoga, getting outside, and a good pun.