Candice Ashley Pollack is the Manager of Knowledge Acquisition and Stakeholder Engagement (KASE) for AGE-WELL’s National Innovation Hub: Advancing Policies and Practices in Technology and Aging (APPTA). She completed a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and a Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.) at McGill University in 2015 and became a member of the New Brunswick Bar in June 2016.
Prior to joining the APPTA team, Candice worked in the field of children’s rights, first with the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate as an articled clerk, and then with ACCESS Open Minds NB as their Manager of Stakeholder Engagement. Her work focused on developing resources to support the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and empowering young people to have a voice in the decisions that affect them. In 2014, Candice was awarded the Youth Voice Award by the Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children for her work in creating the Canadian Student Association for Children’s Rights.
Born and raised in Montreal, QC, Candice is a big supporter of the Montreal Canadiens. In her free time, she enjoys hiking mountains, reading books, and boxing at the Fredericton Boxing Club. Candice also has a passion for volunteering, and currently acts as President of the Board for NB Champions for Child Rights Inc. as well as the Canadian Student Association for Children’s Rights, and is actively involved in several provincial and national Canadian Bar Association sections.