Cicely Belle Blain - Lean in Canada

Cicely Belle Blain is a Black/mixed, queer femme from London, UK, now based in Vancouver. They are passionate about heart-centred leadership, anti-oppressive education and creating space for justice-oriented conversations and change. They are noted for founding Black Lives Matter Vancouver and subsequently being listed as one of Vancouver’s 50 most powerful people by Vancouver Magazine in 2018 and again in 2020, BC Business’s 30 under 30 and one of Refinery29’s Powerhouses.

Cicely Belle is the CEO of Bakau Consulting, the Editorial Director of Ripple of Change Magazine, and the author of Burning Sugar (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2020). They also instruct Executive Leadership at Simon Fraser University and serve on the board of the Tegan and Sara Foundation.

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