Londzo Drury is a multi-disciplinary artist, facilitator, and non-profit operations specialist. With roots in spoken word poetry and grassroots activism, Londzo harnesses the power of creativity and compassion to foster equitable and fulfilling workplace environments as Pride at Work Canada’s first ever Manager of Workplace & Culture.
Prior to her role at Pride at Work Canada, Londzo studied Sociology at Glendon College, York University’s bilingual campus, while writing for and editing the Issues & Ideas/Les Idées & Enjeux section of Glendon’s bilingual newspaper, Pro Tem. She later went on to hold the position of Director of People & Operations at CANVAS Arts Action Programs, a non-profit dedicated to combatting sexual violence, homophobia and transphobia. In 2017 she wrote and composed the 2SLGBTQ+ advocacy video, “Why We Need LGBTQ* Education”, which helped raise over $30,000 to provide 2SLGBTQ+ inclusion workshops to students in the Peel District School Board.
Outside of work, Londzo has competed in poetry slam internationally, including the Ontario International Poetry Slam and Women of the World Poetry Slam. Today, she is the proud mother to two cats, Mikey and Spinelli, and is enjoying attempting to grow a garden for the first time.