S10: Sandra Freedman - The Young Electorate (Youth)

Political parties are increasingly turning to youth and young people in Canada and around the world to support their work, build their platforms and vote their way. Social media and the issues of “youth politics” have now become central to winning elections, and so are young people who are willing to get involved at every political level to make a difference. Find out how you can have an impact now as the young electorate.

Biography: Sandra grew up in Carp and split her time between school, sports and working at the family’s local greenhouse business. She holds a BA in Public Affairs and Policy Management, a Master’s Degree in Political Management and a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Carleton University. She worked as a Legislative Assistant and Policy Advisor for over three years on Parliament Hill and has been in church leadership roles since 2010. Sandra now works at MNP, a Canadian consulting firm in Kanata and is currently running for the federal Conservative nomination in Kanata-Carleton.