Paige Black originally joined the Initiative as the interim VTECS Program Coordinator for the 2018 program and currently serves the team as an Advocacy Officer.
After receiving the 2011 Young Humanitarian Award for Nova Scotia presented by the Canadian Red Cross (CRC), Paige continued to be involved with the CRC in multiple ways including through the annual International Humanitarian Law Conferences at Dalhousie and delivering educational programming on issues of weapons of war, women and war and children and war.
She brings to this position event planning and public speaking experience as well as experience coordinating community health and safety programming. She has worked in the past at the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation, the Nova Scotia Legislature, the Canadian Red Cross and Dalhousie University’s Accessibility Department.
Paige has traveled to Rwanda and Kenya and in her spare time hikes, reads, referees basketball and soccer, and goes home to spend time with her family in Oxford, Nova Scotia.
Paige graduated from Dalhousie University with her Bachelor of Arts in International Development Studies.