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Luvy Hardy

Luvy Hardy

Staff Member
Head of the Office of the Executive Director & Public Relations

About Luvy Hardy

As the Head of the Office of the Executive Director & Public Relations, Luvy works directly with the DMZ’s Executive Director on building solid relationships with staff members and ​community ​stakeholders​. She also acts as the primary media contact for the DMZ, promoting the success stories of DMZ founders, and special DMZ initiatives and activities. Luvy assists the Marketing and Communications team with communications and promotional materials for campaigns.

Born and raised in Ottawa, Luvy has a love for public policy and worked for the federal government in the capital for over three years. Before joining the DMZ, Luvy was at a boutique communications agency, specializing in impact and community building. This marked the beginning of her work in Toronto’s innovation ecosystem, which left her inspired to continue her career amplifying powerful entrepreneurial stories.

She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations from a conjoint program offered by the University of Ottawa and Algonquin College.

Get to know Luvy Hardy

Alternative career choice?
Professional Taste Tester

When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?
An Astronaut

Favourite animal?
Giraffes

What is your biggest fear?
Frogs

Best concert you’ve been to?
Beyoncé's Formation Tour in 2016