MaryClaire Brooks leads all advancement efforts for the Lincoln Alexander School of Law, including access to education and experiential opportunities for students, major academic initiatives and capital projects. She has twenty years of fundraising experience. Prior to joining Ryerson in 2018, she worked as a consultant in Toronto, and served as Senior International Major Gifts Officer for Babson College, based in London, UK.
Earlier roles include Head of Fundraising at Ark, an international children's charity improving education for children in the England, Uganda and India, and positions at King’s College London/King’s Health Partners, the International Center for Transitional Justice in New York, and at the American Civil Liberties Union in New York and Seattle. MaryClaire has also worked in YMCA Camping in Washington State, and taught English in Japan through the JET Programme. She hails from Toronto, and received her BAH in History and Politics from Queen’s University, focusing on gender issues in the Global South.