Elise Maiolino is a sociologist, specializing in gender, intersectionality, and politics.
She earned a PhD in Sociology from the University of Toronto, and a Master of Arts in Women's Studies and Feminist Research from Western University. Elise has taught courses in Gender, Politics, and Society; Race, Class, and Gender; and Qualitative Research Methods at the University of Toronto. Her research has been published in the Canadian Review of Sociology; the Journal of Women, Politics & Policy; and by UBC Press.
She is a former Senior Gender and Diversity Advisor in the Office of the Prime Minister of Canada. Elise is currently the Global Head of Women’s Safety Policy at Uber.