Roadmap: 2030; October 25 & 26, 2011; Appel Salon of the Toronto Reference Library

Presenter – Elena Yunusov

Elena Yunusov, Ontario Ombudsman
Elena works as a communications officer with the Ontario Ombudsman, spearheading the online communications initiatives of the office. Elena is the founder of Communicable: social media for non-profits, an umbrella for much of fun work outside of work. Through Communicable, Elena worked on fundraising events, like HoHoTO, a tech geek fundraiser that raised close to $100,000 for the Daily Bread, and HaiHaiTO, a fundraiser for Haiti benefitting Red Cross; helped develop and launch websites for entrepreneurs and small businesses; led workshops on social media strategy and fundraising, and helped manage social media, communications, and media relations for a local candidate in the municipal elections. Elena served on the first advisory board of the Canadian Immigrant Magazine and on the regional board of the Canadian Women in Communications. Having joined Maytree DiverCity on Board roster, Elena is currently looking for a position on a nonprofit board that would be a good fit for her interests and expertise in social media and online communications.Elena lives in Toronto’s west end, and is happy to take a year off work to raise her daughter Isabella, and help her husband establish a law practice.Website:
Twitter: @communicable