Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee

Fellowship Spotlight: Kelly

“The CJPAC Fellowship sparked my love of politics. The knowledge I gained and connections I made through CJPAC’s programs have not only helped me start a career in Ottawa, the experience has also given me lifelong friends.” – Kelly Bryant

Kelly is originally from Vancouver but now lives in Ottawa where she works as the Director of Policy to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion. She previously worked as a Policy Assistant for Minister Patty Hajdu (Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour) as the Liberal Party of Canada’s National Field Coordinator.

Kelly has had a lot of involvement with CJPAC. She was a Fellow in 2014-2015 and a Senior Fellow in 2015-2016. She was also a CJPAC summer intern in 2015.

Kelly graduated from Carleton University in 2017 with Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management.