Rin (Mandy) Lawrence (Alberta Resident)

speakerImage Biography: Rin (Mandy) Lawrence is a teacher with Edmonton Public Schools. Rin has been a teacher for five years within two Alberta school districts, and has partaken in school community GSAs since beginning their teaching career in 2013. Rin sits on the Edmonton Public Schools Local 37 Diversity, Equity, and Human Rights Committee (DEHR), and is chair of the Edmonton Public Schools Local 37 Queer-Straight Alliance. Rin's lived experience and dedication to inclusion within classroom practices, allows them to be passionate when speaking to the importance of GSA/QSAs in schools as well as sexual and gender minority topics.