Jessica Hardy-Henry is Legal Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel and Board Secretariat at Toronto Metropolitan University. She provides legal and strategic advice in a variety of areas including corporate and commercial law, privacy, practicum, information technology, and policy.
Jessica is actively involved in her community and serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors at Eva's Initiatives for Homeless Youth, an award-winning charity that provides shelter, transitional housing, and programs to help young people build brighter futures free of homelessness. She is also a member of Eva's Nominations and Governance Committee, the Black Female Lawyers Network's Fundraising Committee, and the Black Future Lawyers' Advisory Committee.
Prior to joining Toronto Metropolitan University, Jessica worked as a corporate lawyer in private practice and also in-house at an international law firm. She received her Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration (Organizational Studies) from Osgoode Hall Law School and Schulich School of Business at York University, and is also a proud alumni of the Ted Rogers School of Management at Toronto Metropolitan University where she completed her Bachelor of Commerce (Law and Business).