Barbara Hayes


Barbara Hayes has spent her career building communications and engagement programs on issues as diverse as transit, sexual and reproductive health, and conservation policy.

She was a co-founder and the first director of the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition, where she worked to build an active and diverse youth voice around climate change.

Barbara holds a Master's of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa, where she focused on how public policy ideas are communicated. An avid cyclist, she lives in Gatineau with her partner and two spoiled rabbits.