Karim Bardeesy

Training Offered: 

Karim Bardeesy’s session on “Public Narrative” is not currently available, as Karim is now the Executive Director of Policy in the Office of Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty.

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Karim Bardeesy is a journalist and teacher from Bathurst, N.B. and now living in Toronto. He is an editorial writer at The Globe and Mail and has taught public narrative to several groups, including University of Toronto public policy graduate students; participants at the Maytree Foundation’s annual leadership conference; Israeli and Palestinian government officials; and non-profit groups in the United States. Karim has a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and has been teaching public narrative and leadership since 2007 under the tutelage of American organizer and Kennedy School professor Marshall Ganz, whose work inspired the organization of Barack Obama's presidential campaign. He worked as a political staffer at Queen’s Park (the Ontario legislative assembly and government) for five years, advising several MPPs and ministers.

Organization: The Globe and Mail