Veronica is the founding staff member of the Branches office, developing its mandate and programs in 2019 after her former success in the SEDE office which transitioned into the Equity work at the Provost office. Before that, she worked for 17 years in International Development in the field of Human Rights, in West Africa, across Latin America, and in Quebec. Her expertise is in Women's rights, where she worked in the community sector and in NGO's. She has participated in coordinating the World March of Women Against Poverty and Violence, as well as on the board of an Immigrant Women's Shelter in Quebec. She has also facilitated partnership between Indigenous communities in Latin America and in Northern Quebec, including Mohawk , Cree and Atikamekw Nations in the context of the Continental Network of Indigenous Women. Currently she directs the evolving programs of Branches.
Email: veronica.amberg [at] mcgill.ca