Curators Corner

Shapers Profile:

Shaper: 

Adam Moscoe

Title: 
Policy Advisor to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change
Organization: 
Government of Canada
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About me:

Adam Moscoe (Curator, Ottawa Hub) is a graduate student, emerging international policy professional, community leader, and singer. He is currently Policy Advisor to Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna. He recently completed a Masters at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa.

He has also served as a Junior Policy Officer in the Government of Canada, with experience in national security policy and in humanitarian affairs at the United Nations.

Adam is particularly passionate about the advancement of human rights and the prevention of genocide, and he has been humbled to support the work of the Hon. Irwin Cotler, Member of Parliament, and LGen Senator (ret'd) Roméo Dallaire.

A devoted community builder, Adam currently serves on the boards of Youth Ottawa and the Tamir Foundation of Ottawa, which empowers individuals with developmental disabilities. Adam is proud to serve as Ottawa Chair of Global Dignity Day and as a "Global Shaper" of the World Economic Forum. In 2011, he was named one of Canada's "Top 20 Under 20." Adam has worked and studied in France, Germany, Switzerland, Israel, and Rwanda. He writes for Huffington Post and the Times of Israel, and he likes to hang out in opera houses. Follow Adam on Twitter @AdamMoscoe.

Expertise: 
Politics and Public Policy | Education | Arts and Culture | Human Rights