Bianca Baldo has over 15 years’ experience in stakeholder engagement, public consultation, group facilitation, and workshop design and delivery. She has worked in partnership with Indigenous leadership, not-for-profit organizations, government institutions, and private businesses. Ms. Baldo has provided expertise in Gender-Based Analysis (GBA+), citizen engagement and human rights consultations. Bianca has completed a Bachelors of Arts in Comparative Development from Trent University, with specialization on social mobilizations and women’s rights, a Civil Law degree from the University of Ottawa with an emphasis on gender equality and international human rights and a Masters in Law from McGill University on violence against women and human trafficking in Jamaica. She is fully bilingual in French and English.
Over the past decade, her professional achievements have allowed her to collaborate with multiple stakeholders in numerous cultural and socioeconomic environments, including women’s and youth groups from First Nations, Inuit, and Metis communities. She contributes as a researcher, interviewer, and writer for GenderIT.org, an online international think tank on women’s rights and the internet. Her interviewing and writing skills offer her clients clear and concise reports that reflect relevant strategic discussion and contemporary issues. Throughout her career, she provided over 100 workshops, kiosks and presentations to stakeholders across Canada and abroad. She has worked with clients in Canada (including First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities), Jamaica, India, Pakistan, the Republic of the Congo, Great-Britain, Vietnam, Cambodia, Ecuador, and Peru.
Bianca has developed the following areas of expertise to support her client’s needs:
- Research, policy development, and report writing
- Virtual and in-person meetings and group facilitation
- Gender-Based Analysis + and gender mainstreaming in programming, policy, and practices
- Stakeholder engagement and community outreach
- Working with varied communities – groups of women, men and non-binary persons, youth, and persons with disabilities
- Community consultations with Indigenous leaders and community advocates
- Labor standards and harassment in the workplace
- International human rights standards and frameworks
- Change management and institutional capacity-building
- Monitoring and evaluation
Ms. Baldo joined Intersol Group in 2019 as an Intermediate Consultant, where she has assisted her colleagues in research, survey design, results analysis – including evaluation of strategic trends, note-taking and report writing, stakeholder consultation and engagement. She has designed and delivered in-person and online facilitation (Zoom and FacPro services). Bianca is committed to using her organizational, strategic, interpersonal and communication skills to assist her clients to exceed their goals.