Co-parenting two elementary-school-aged children in downtown Vancouver, Morgane Oger consults in the tech industry while driving public policy change from the side of her desk for a more inclusive society.
Morgane Oger serves as the executive director of the Morgane Oger Foundation which was founded to help narrow the gap between Canada’s laws and the experience of people on the ground through education, advocacy, and legal means. Morgane Oger is a founding member of the Law Union of BC. She also serves as Vice-President of the BC New Democratic Party for which she ran as the candidate in the 2017 British Columbia general election in Vancouver-False Creek, missing by the mark by just over 400 votes.
Working with everyone, Morgane Oger is recognized as an effective community organizer and change maker, reaching hearts and minds to help win significant victories on issues focused around equality and inclusion at all levels of Government.
A tenacious loudmouth working in both official languages of Canada, Morgane Oger successfully spearheaded the push to convince Canadians to support human rights law that protects us all against discrimination based on gender identity or expression. She has helped implement ground-breaking policies supporting these laws across the country.
With a number of successful policy and law reform wins in multiple provinces and at the federal level behind her as well as a number of successful interventions on the behalf of the transgender community across Canada, Morgane’s advocacy work was featured in award-winning documentaries “In Alliance” and “1253 Letters”.
For her contribution to inclusion and equality, Morgane was named “National Hero” Grand Marshal at the 2016 Vancouver Pride Parade. Morgane Oger was awarded the Kimberly Nixon Pride Legacy Award in 2016 and received the Shakti Trailblazer Award in 2018.
In recognition for her service to Canada in extending human rights for LGBTQ2+ persons, Morgane Oger was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal on behalf of The Queen and all Canadians by Governor General Julia Fayette.
The Meritorious Service Decorations recognize great Canadians for exceptional deeds accomplished over a limited period of time that bring honour to our country. They honour achievements in both military and civil divisions.