Isabelle Groc, Right Fit Program Manager (DABC)

Isabelle is an award-winning writer, conservation photographer, documentary filmmaker, and book author. She is an experienced communications and outreach engagement professional and has led numerous storytelling-driven public campaigns to create impact and raise awareness on behalf of various non-profit organizations. Isabelle is passionate about creating content and campaigns that inspire community-driven, long-lasting change for vulnerable populations and for wildlife at risk. She has worked with women experiencing violence, vulnerable elders, and youth with learning disabilities.

Isabelle holds a diploma of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and master’s degrees in journalism from Columbia University and urban planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she specialized in community development in disadvantaged urban neighbourhoods.

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She grew up in France and now lives in Vancouver. She is a fellow of the Explorers Club and the Royal Geographical Societies of Canada and the UK.

Anna Chow, Right Fit Accessible Housing Coordinator (DABC)

Anna comes from a background of research and communications in the field of public health, and in recent years, projects related to urban planning and accessibility. Her personal experience looking after a family member provides insight into accessibility as a caregiver. She is interested in built environments and natural habitats that are friendly for people and animals and in general, universal design.

Anna grew up in Vancouver, worked for many years in the United States, lived for a few years in Ontario, and is now back in Vancouver. She studied public health and landscape architecture and as hobbies, loves spending time outdoors and volunteers in bike advocacy and animal welfare in varied settings, more recently with cats.

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