Mission, Staff & Memberships
Mission: Literacy Unlimited is a community organization dedicated to changing lives through improved adult literacy.
Lucy Baum, Executive Director
Lucy holds a degree in Psychology and has over 15 years experience in marketing and business. She has devoted the last 7 years to working in the non-profit sector, raising her family, and developing a second career as a professional photographer. She believes in business with a heart and in the power of human connections.
Alice Reed, Social Media Coordinator
Alice comes from a manufacturing (Nortel Networks) and pharmaceutical (Novartis) background, where her roles included administration and event planning. She considers herself a late bloomer as she was 50 years old when she graduated from Concordia University (BA in Communications and Human Relations). Alice has been with Literacy Unlimited for over 10 years and believes that it’s never too late to learn!
Samantha Star, Program Director
Samantha holds a Bachelors of Education degree to compliment her Certificate in Experiential Jewish Education from Yeshiva University. She has worked in the not-for-profit sector in volunteer management for nearly five years. Outside of LU she enjoys watching Friends on Netflix and participating in Trivia nights.
Jennifer Gauthier, Program Coordinator
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies and a Bachelor of Education from Bishop’s University. She is currently completing her Master of Education online through Queen’s University. She is passionate about teaching and Literacy Education. In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys traveling, reading and watching the latest shows on Netflix.
Debora Bringolf, Administrative Assistant
After completing her degree in Finance and working as an Investment Adviser for 15 years, Debora decided to stay home to raise her two daughters. During that time, she helped her husband start a promotional products business, and volunteered in various capacities, which included tutoring for Literacy Unlimited. She loves spending her free time near a pool, lake or ocean, enjoying the calming effects of water.
Stephanie Azran, Administrative Clerk
Stephanie Azran is a writer with a Master’s Degree in Art History from Queen’s University. She lives with her son, four cats, rabbit, and two snakes and has a few other jobs, including one as an educational animator teaching children about reptiles. Stephanie puts her love of reading and writing to good use in her freelance and creative writing. She spends her free time exploring the city and crafti
Literacy Unlimited is proud to be a member of the following associations:
- Imagine Canada
- John Molson School of Business Community Round Table
- Literacy Quebec (LQ)
- Table de concertation Enfance-Famille-Jeunesse de l’Ouest-de-l’île
- Table de Quartier Sud Ouest-de-l’île