MiningWatch Canada is pleased to announce that Diana Martin has
joined our staff as Administration and Resource Development
Coordinator. Diana brings a strong commitment to social justice
and comes to us with many years of experience working with
activists, networks, and decision-makers in Canada and
Diana replaces Susan Murdock in this position, as Susan is
retiring after nine and a half years of outstanding work.
Diana’s concern for social justice started from a very early
age as she was faced with the struggles of a deeply divided
society in her native Colombia. After completing a BA in
Political Science at the University of Ottawa and an MA in
International Relations at Sophia University in Tokyo, she
began working in the non-profit sector supporting social
justice causes and solidarity initiatives with a particular
focus on peacebuilding and sustainable development.
Diana is very excited to be part of a very committed team at
MiningWatch Canada, as the organization’s response to
irresponsible policies and practices in Canada and around the
world has been instrumental in effecting social and political
change. She hopes to build upon her experience working with
donors and networks and engaging in advocacy activities to
support the work of MiningWatch Canada.
We are especially pleased to have someone with such a rich
background and a strong skill set join us at a time when our
work is increasingly in demand, and we look forward to the new
directions and new ideas that Diana will bring.