Since joining Mowat in March 2013, Nevena has contributed to a variety of research projects in areas such poverty reduction, integration of public services, and Ontario’s economic future. Before Mowat, she worked as policy associate at the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment, and as a non-profit marketing professional at a cultural centre in downtown Toronto. Nevena holds a bilingual Master’s degree in Public Policy and International Affairs from York University.
This report highlights the main challenges and opportunities Ontario faces in the lead-up to the 2015 federal election. It outlines 32 recommendations across six issues areas that would strengthen Ontario’s economic future.
In June 2014, the Mowat Centre convened a group of leaders from Ontario’s key industry and sector organizations to talk about what a federal economic agenda for our province might look like (Read the final report, A Federal Economic Agenda in Ontario).
The average 8-year old probably spends little time thinking about urban form or neighbourhood planning. But come October 31st, the night kids turn into candy-crazed zombies and superheroes, children across Toronto will gravitate to neighbourhoods that possess the magic mix of density, walkability and housing stock to yield maximum candy returns.More
This report examines poverty reduction initiatives that are generating promising results around the world, with a focus on innovations in poverty measurement, programs and supportive infrastructure. More
This report outlines global megatrends facing world governments between today and 2030, and highlights necessary transformative changes and appropriate strategies required for successfully responding to these megatrends.More