Debbie Bell

Chief Executive Officer / President

Debbie Bell is the founding Executive Director of HIPPY Canada. Debbie’s Masters Degree in Adult Education is combined with more than 20 years of experience in the fields of adult education and community development in socially excluded communities throughout North America.

As the founding Director of Simon Fraser University’s Community Education program, Debbie concentrated her work on the development of innovative strategies to create access to education for low literacy communities.

She has continued this work as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mothers Matter Centre, bringing the HIPPY program to more than 20 communities across the country in an effort to equip low-income and socially isolated parents to help their children succeed in school and life.