Laine Young


PhD Candidate, Wilfrid Laurier University, Centre for Sustainable Food Systems

Laine Young is a PhD candidate in the Geography and Environmental Studies joint program between Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo. She is focusing on Human Geography and working with the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems. Laine is a social worker with previous experience in the nonprofit sector and also worked with the Toronto Food Policy Council on food asset mapping within the Food by Ward initiative. Her broad research interests are global food security, sustainable cities, poverty, and gender.