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Meghan Hellstern (she/her)

Education & Community Program Manager, Code for Canada

Meghan Hellstern takes complex challenges and turns them into radical ideas and practical solutions grounded in peoples’ needs. Drawing upon a tool belt of innovation approaches, facilitation tactics and human-centred design methods, she leads teams to expand their notions of what is possible. She has worked with organizations like various parts of the Government of Canada, the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship, Code for Canada, MaRS Solutions Lab, and the City of Toronto to create meaningful and long-lasting change over the last 13 years. In her spare time, she can be found organizing growth retreats for her community and friends, sharpening her mindfulness practice, and DJing in The Junction area of Toronto where she lives.


Moving to digital government

November 1, 2017  1:00 PM – 9:00 PM
If code is law, then government is a computer. As a result, there are few industries more likely to be fundamentally disrupted by the digital revolution than government. In this all-day workshop, FWD50 founder and Harvard Lecturer Alistair Croll and New Zealand’s Government Service Integration Lead Pia Waugh lead a packed lineup of experts considering every facet of digital transformation. See more.

How Code for Canada Fellows are leading digital transformation

November 3, 2017  6:10 PM – 6:50 PM
In this session Code for Canada's Gabe Sawhney and Meghan Hellstern will outline the fellowship process, introduce you to Code for Canada's inaugural cohort of fellows, share fellowship success stories, and describe what's next for the fellowship. See more.
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