Ellen Woodsworth is a speaker, writer, activist and community organizer. A former Vancouver City councillor, Ellen is passionate about working for social justice, economic equality and environmentally sound planning.
Ellen works for cities to create social justice, economic equality, a creative culture and environmentally sustainable planning, using an equity/intersectional lens to ensure that cities work for everyone.
Ellen Woodsworth is the Founder and Chair of Women Transforming Cities which collaborated in writing “Advancing Equity and Inclusion a How to Guide for Municipalities.” She was invited to be a keynote speaker at a UN International Women Friendly Cities Conference in Ankara, Turkey in June 2015. WTC is presently producing a UN Habitat project for “The City We Need” to be launched in Qito, Ecuador in Oct. 2016.