Ally Smith



Ally (she/her) is an Associate at Davis Pier with a background in social innovation, social research, and entrepreneurship. At Davis Pier, Ally has supported projects related to healthcare transformation. Ally is passionate about people-centred design and building community capacity to enable innovative solutions to complex social problems.

She holds a Masters in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership from Carleton University and a B.A. Politics (Honours) from Acadia University. Ally’s experience ranges across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors in both Canada and the United Kingdom, always in an effort to build more resilient communities.

When she isn’t working Ally enjoys cooking with friends, hiking the coast, and striking up conversations in the checkout line.

Ally Smith