Whitney Derber

Whitney graduated from the Washington College of Law, American University in Washington, D.C. in 2008, where she focused her JD/MA studies on the effects of trade and foreign investment on development, as well as methods for creating sustainable economic development. She was called to the Bar in California in early 2009, shortly after moving to British Columbia in 2008. Whitney was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 2011 after completing her articles with Kahn Zack Ehrlich Lithwick LLP, where she continues to practice civil litigation.

She has traveled extensively throughout the developing world, and has a broad background in business development, intellectual property rights, and development methods, and is a firm believer in community-identified, established and funded programs as a method for sustainable development.