- Driving SDG Impact: Innovators & Entrepreneurs – June 01, 10:15 am
Erin Bird is an Engineer by day at The City of Calgary but her second ‘job’ and passion is to lead Fair Trade Calgary, raising awareness of the importance of fair trade. Fair Trade Calgary is a volunteer-run venture within Engineers Without Borders Calgary Professional Chapter. The group has been working hard over the past few years towards achieving Calgary’s Fair Trade Town designation. Erin is also an Executive Board member of the Canadian Fair Trade Network and volunteers with Fashion Revolution YYC, Circular Economy Club Calgary, and Calgary Alliance for the Common Good. Erin’s hobbies include cooking with Fairtrade ingredients, dancing in Fairtrade banana costumes, and she also enjoys reading while drinking Fairtrade tea and relaxing with family and friends.