Charlotte Armstrong is a community champion focused on coordinating events that create safe and inclusive spaces for people. She has voluntarily organized over 80 events in the Waterloo Region to help people connect and feel a sense of belonging while also learning and having fun. Charlotte is a single mother of two wonderful daughters and moved from a small town to the Waterloo Region in 2010 after her daughters reached adulthood.
Charlotte works at Wilfrid Laurier University at the Centre for Teaching Innovation and Excellence as well as the Laurier Centre for Women in Science. Charlotte also works for the nationally renown environmental magazine Alternatives Journal. Science communication and journalism are her passions and she continues to work towards helping scientific knowledge be more accessible for the general public.
As a volunteer, Charlotte is the founder and coordinator for Nerd Nite KW, the volunteer coordinator for Night\Shift, and is also the regional coordinator for The Planetary Society.
In her spare time, Charlotte is currently writing a children’s book as well as doing research for a future non-fiction piece on the communication and culture of wild Orcas. She is also a lifelong learner and continues to take University courses on Communication Studies.