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Emma Wallace

Emma Wallace
Emma is currently pursuing a graduate degree at the University of Alberta in Community Engagement. Prior to pursing her Masters, Emma received her Bachelor of Community Development from Acadia University. Emma’s passion is in working with people experiencing poverty through community organizing and community engagement. Emma’s current role at EndPovertyEdmonton allows her to explore this work and support organizations as they work to reduce poverty. Her other role at the Evaluation Capacity Network (ECN) helps to engage students, organizations, and community in building evaluation capacity to support their work. In her downtime, Emma enjoys hiking, reading, and cycling.

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Learning to Love Community

Posted by Emma Wallace on June 17, 2019

As a student, I attend academic conferences regularly – they are a great way to share your research, and to better understand others’ research. What’s missing from academic conferences though, is a community of practice – an intentional space for conversation and critical reflection. Practitioner conferences are a great supplement to academic conferences for this reason. It is a wonderful opportunity for networking, being part of a community practice, and participating in critical reflection as a group.

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