Brooke Malinoski and Kristen Seipp

Brooke Malinoski and Kristen Seipp

Originally from Melville, Saskatchewan, Brooke Malinoski is in the final year of her B.A Honours degree in Political Studies at the University of Saskatchewan. In her second year, Brooke worked as a bilingual guide at the Parliament of Canada informing visitors about Canada’s legislative process and political history. Following this, Brooke spent a year abroad as a visiting student at the University of Oxford. Brooke is passionate about access to postsecondary education and is currently the Vice-President of Academic Affairs on the University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union. Brooke was the Liberal Party of Canada candidate in Yorkton-Melville during the 2015 federal election.

Born and raised in Estevan, Saskatchewan to a family with both commercial and agricultural businesses, Kristen Seipp is in the final year of her B.A Honours degree in Political Studies with a minor in Entrepreneurship at the University of Saskatchewan. A member of the Conservative Party of Canada, Kristen believes that we must work to engage more women in the political process. The topic of gender equality in Canadian politics has been a research focus throughout her undergraduate degree and she is passionate about addressing this issue.

In their final year of studies, both Brooke and Kristen were instrumental in founding the Equal Voice Chapter at the University of Saskatchewan. This Chapter organized a successful campaign encouraging more women to engage in student politics on campus. Furthermore, both Brooke and Kristen attended Equal Voice’s Daughters of the Vote initiative in Ottawa.