jillJill’s is a researcher on civil society and social movements, with more than thirty years of experience across the world in civil society, south-south cooperation, community mobilisation and women empowermnet. She is partly based in Tornanto and partly based in India.. Jill has worked at the grassroots level as well as at the policy and research level on environmental issues, eco-health and its impacts, gender and women’s equality, and land and resource rights. She has also done extensive training and networking with community groups in Asia, Africa and Latin America on nonviolence, peace and equity issues. Jill is also completing her doctoral dissertation on Gandhi’s Nonviolence in Educational Leadership from the University of Toronto, Canada.