Isabel CascanteLayah Glassmsn
Director of Research, Public Policy and Evaluation, United Way Greater Toronto
Isabel has over 20 years of research, evaluation, and program management experience in academia and the not-for-profit sector. Currently, in her role as director of research, public policy and evaluation with United Way Greater Toronto, Isabel is responsible for developing and implementing the organization’s research and evaluation strategies, based on a strong evidence base, a commitment to addressing systemic discrimination, and a solid foundation of partnerships and relationships. Isabel believes strongly in collaborative learning and leadership and the need to integrate the strengths and perspectives of all stakeholders involved. Isabel holds a BEd from the University of Regina, a BA and MA from the University of Calgary, and a PhD in literature and cultural studies from the University of Toronto.