Tamara Lorincz

Tamara Lorincz is a Rotary Peace Fellow 2013-2014 and pursuing an MA in International Politics and Security Studies at the University of Bradford. She is currently doing research for the International Peace Bureau. Tamara is on the national board of the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace and on the international advisory committee of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space. She is also a member of the Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom. Tamara has organized many peace campaigns and events in Canada. She also writes frequently on Canadian foreign and defence policy issues. In 2003, Tamara graduated with a combined Masters of Business and Law degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 2005, she was the co-recipient of the International Keep Space for Peace award in New York. In 2012 and 2013, Tamara was invited to speak on military spending and military sexual violence on NGO panels at the UN Commission on the Status of Women Conferences. Tamara was most recently employed as the Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Environmental Network. She co-founded the East Coast Environmental Law Association and served on the national board of Ecojustice Canada from 2006-2012. She is very active in the community working on peace, environmental, social justice, women and children’s initiatives. She is married and has two little boys.