Julia Matamoros has been advancing social change through the arts for the past decade across Mexico, Canada and Nicaragua. She has led a wide range of education and sector-wide initiatives focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. Her experience includes managing the Education department at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto, and a national network of cultural organizations to build inclusion for new citizens at the Institute for Canadian Citizenship. More recently, as Associate with Garrow&Evoy, Julia coached non-profit organisations through strategic and social impact clarity. She has participated in multiple cultural forums such as the Global Cultural Relations Programme (Brussels), MCN (San Diego), Museo Reimaginado (Oaxaca) and Creative Climate Leadership (Alberta).