Super cool HR professional, nacho lover, queer activist.

Cassidee Smith is a Human Resources Business Partner in the Oil and Gas Industry. She attended the University of Calgary where she received a General Commerce degree after being inspired by her fathers entrepreneurial journey. She pursued her own entrepreneurial path by co-founding a start-up company focused on preventing sexual assault on university campuses. Cassidee now dedicates her time to advocacy and mentorship for LGBTQ+ youth and strives to minimize stigma and increase support accessibility for mental health. She has a passion for travelling, volunteering, and community change.
Cassidee is excited for a Global Shapers’ year of focused strategy and increased community engagement. She is looking forward to being part of a strong community of leaders and being active in supporting all things local. She is eager to dedicate her efforts towards public health projects in Calgary while celebrating the people that make Calgary the unique and amazing community it is!