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Jamelia Allen

Jamelia Allen

Staff Member
Talent Development Coordinator

About Jamelia Allen

As the Talent Development Coordinator for the DMZ, Jamelia supports the development, and implementation of talent development programming initiatives for target students, entrepreneurs, and startup groups to enhance overall member experience.

Prior to joining the DMZ in 2022, Jamelia had been working to support Ontario’s economic growth through her role at the Ontario Chamber of Commerce; advocating for small and medium-sized businesses in the province.

Graduating from York University with a Bachelors degree in Political Science and English, Jamelia had the desire to study internationally and broaden her understanding of social policy programs across the globe, completing a Master’s degree in International Social Policy.

She has a diversity of work experience, having worked in education, for small businesses, NGOs and the city of Toronto. She is looking to apply the skills gained from her background to her role at the DMZ.

Get to know Jamelia Allen

Favourite superhero?
Batman!

Favourite quote?
“Do or do not, there is no try.” - Yoda

What would your dream holiday be?
Maldives.

First job?
Figure Skating Instructor.

Who or what inspires you?
My mother.