Sydney Piggott is a social impact leader and advocate for gender equity and social justice on a global scale. She is the Senior Social Impact Manager at Shopify and previously held leadership roles at YWCA Canada and Elevate. She has been a subject matter expert in several international forums including the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, Women Deliver, Inter-Parliamentary Union Conference for Young Parliamentarians and RightsCon. She was also a Fulbright Canada fellow and an emerging policy leader in the British Council’s Future Leaders Connect program. She holds a Master of Global Affairs from the University of Toronto where she founded the Intersectional Feminist Collective and was a Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Scholar. Sydney was a member of the Reach research team that investigated Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme in 2017.