My objective is to make both an academic contribution and to have an impact on Canadian policy-making and policy-implementation. I am a regular non-partisan public commentator, writing for print media, appearing on a variety of T.V., radio, and podcasts, and providing testimony to the House of Commons Finance Committee. I also write regularly on my blog and tweet regularly on a variety of public policy issues.

I am also a member of Informed Opinions, an organization dedicated to amplifying women's voices and working to achieve gender balance in the media by 2025.

I have also been a member of a number of expert panels, including but not limited to: