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Tanya Coyle (she/her)

Director of Engagement, Ontario Digital Service (ODS)

Tanya (she/her) leads marketing and communications strategy, branding and public positioning at the Dais, where she brings two decades of creative experience to inspire people to do their best work.

Tanya began her public service career as a speechwriter for Ontario premiers, Cabinet ministers and other senior officials. Drawn to new ventures, she then co-founded the provincial government’s first online Newsroom, content design practice, and the Ontario Digital Service, a tech startup in the heart of government, where she was Director of Engagement responsible for community partnerships. Before that, Tanya led narrative strategy for some of Ontario’s highest-profile public policy initiatives to help improve peoples’ lives.

Tanya is an active community member, serving on the Board of Directors of a Canadian-Lithuanian youth leadership camp and her local school council. Previously, she was Chair of the Board of Directors at the Queen’s Park Child Care Centre. Tanya holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Criminology, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Public Relations.

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Make things open, it makes things better: Overcoming leadership challenges in communication

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