Elizabeth Monier-Williams

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Elizabeth Monier-Williams

Director, Marketing & Communications

Elizabeth holds a M.A. in Literary Theory from the University of Guelph and an Honours B.A. in Applied Studies and English Literature (Co-op) from the University of Waterloo.

She directs MaRS Innovation’s marketing and communications activity, including the MI website and MI’s social media accounts on Twitter and LinkedIn. Elizabeth also provides communications expertise on a consultative basis to MI’s start-up companies and deal teams involved in licensing technologies.

Elizabeth has over a decade of communications experience. Her past positions include research communications officer at York University, media relations officer (health-related faculties) at the University of Toronto and team lead for the ULife website, also at U of T.

In September 2012, one of her blog posts was published as a chapter in The Business Book of Awesome; in December 2012, she spoke at the inaugural TedxWaterlooWomen event in Waterloo, ON (video).

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