Lauren Hunter

Director

Talent Cloud, Treasury Board Secretariat

Lauren is the Director for GC Talent Cloud, where she and her team are endeavouring to create the world’s first public sector gig marketplace. In a former role, Lauren was the head of the first innovation hub in the Government of Canada, where she worked with her team to design and launch the Free Agents program and other experiments related to the future of work. Lauren has a doctoral degree in human rights, and previously taught in the Gender Studies Program at the University of British Columbia.

Sessions

“Inclusion and diversity” is a government priority, but how well is it really integrated into policy and program design? Getting to more socially inclusive results requires deliberate consideration in a team’s operational practices and decision-making processes. Learn about how the Talent Cloud team – a research experiment on staffing and mobility – is building bias... read more