- Guests will have the opportunity to choose between one of the concurrent afternoon panels:
WE Innovate – Diversity in the Tech Sector
Diversity and inclusion experts and tech entrepreneurs will discuss Canada’s thriving tech sector and the lack of diversity in this space. Discussion will centre on strategies that government, policymakers, incubators and industry can employ to broaden the tech talent pool and amplify Canada’s innovation potential.Moderator: Namir Anani, P.Eng., President and CEO, Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC)Namir Anani, President and CEO of the Information and Communications Technology Council (ictc-ctic.ca), is the chief strategist and driving force in bringing ICTC’s world-class centre of expertise and services to industry, education and government; enabling Canada’s advancement as a leader in innovation, productivity in the global economy.
Before joining ICTC, Namir previously led Policy Development & Research at the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).
He has also held several executive leadership roles in both the private and public sectors including the Department of Canadian Heritage (Director General & CEO), CGI consulting, Nortel, and Novartis (Switzerland). Mr. Anani’s experience extends to; strategic policy development and implementation, learning and capacity building, business transformation, national/international strategic alliances, economic and market research, and technology innovation.
Namir holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Salford (UK) and holds Professional Engineer designation in Ontario (P. Eng.). He is also a board member of the Women in Communications and Technology.Panelist: Michael Bach, Founder and CEO, Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI)Michael Bach is nationally and internationally recognized as a thought leader and subject matter expert in the fields of diversity, inclusion and employment equity, bringing a vast knowledge of leading practices in a live setting to his work. He has deep experience in strategy development, stakeholder engagement, training and development, research, solution development and execution, employee engagement, data analytics, measurement and diversity scorecards, targeted recruiting strategies, marketing and communications, Employee Resource Groups, Diversity Councils, and diversity related legislation among other skills and experiences related to field of diversity and inclusion.
Prior to taking on this role he was the National Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for KPMG in Canada, a role he created and held for the past seven years.
Michael has a Post Graduate Certificate in Diversity Management from Cornell University and also holds the Cornell Certified Diversity Professional, Advanced Practitioner (CCDP/AP) designation.
@diversity_dudePanelist: Nutan Behki, Head of Global Services Center, NokiaNutan Behki is responsible for the Global Services Center within the Nokia Software division, an area where her prior experience of building and driving the adoption of a Common Software Foundation will leverage her to create an automation infrastructure and expand the DevOps culture into services.
Previously, Nutan led Alcatel-Lucent’s 2G/3G Wireless Business, responsible for the profitability of the business line, including revenues, margins, inventories, portfolio strategy, product development and customer quality.
Nutan has held leadership positions in North America, China and France, in the Wireless, Optical, Home Networking, DSL and IP divisions. She holds patents in the areas of data networking and QoS.
Nutan holds a BASc. from the University of Waterloo, in Systems Design Engineering and an MSc. from Queens University, Canada, in Computer Engineering.
Nutan believes that a diverse workforce, in terms of gender, culture, geography, generation, and education, is essential for innovation. She is involved in culture and diversity programs and leadership development.Panelist: Nayan Bharadwa, Director Sr. Operational Technology, Information TechnologyNayan is not your typical railroader, having been with CN for a little over a year. He brings a new dimension with over 28 years of industry experience in critical telecom infrastructure with companies like Intel and Bell Northern Research. Leading large-scale research and development, delivering highly optimized, scalable, and reliable technology such as 4G, hardened cloud platforms, and software defined networks into the world’s largest service providers, such as Verizon, AT&T, British Telecom to name a few. In CN, he leads Operational Technology including the introduction of Positive Train Control (PTC).
In the United States, introduction of PTC technology into CN’s railway infrastructure will prevent accidents such as head to head train collisions, high speed derailments, train movement through misaligned track switches and unauthorized movement train entry into work zones. This technology is a cornerstone of CN’s Operational Technology (OT) and its strategic roadmap. A sensing connected railroad will gather valuable information in real-time, leveraging the power of IOT, Big Data, geo-positioning, and “always on” networking. Operational technology will fundamentally improve rail network capacity, fluidity, reduce costs and improve safety.
Panelist: Audrey Girouard, Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering and Design, Carleton UniversityDr. Audrey Girouard is an Associate Professor within the Faculty of Engineering and Design at Ottawa’s Carleton University. Since 2011, she has enhanced Carleton’s undergraduate Interactive Multimedia and Design program by infusing its curriculum with innovative approaches to learning. Her graduate course in the Information Technology graduate program has encouraged students from all disciplines to explore novel interactions with devices and think outside the smartphone.
Dr. Girouard’s work in human-computer interaction has garnered international recognition, with her current research focusing on deformable devices, wearables, and next generation interaction.
Having been the first female professor to join Carleton’s School of Information Technology, Dr. Girouard has been a strong voice in encouraging women to pursue careers within the STEM fields. She has also been involved in hands-on youth outreach, and has acted as a mentor for Carleton’s technology-focused Virtual Ventures summer camps, which include specialized programming for young girls.
@CreativeIntLabPanelist: Anna Klimbovskaia, Head of Operations, DiversioAnna Klimbovskaia is the Research Director with the Office of the CEO at RBC Royal Bank. Her areas of expertise include labour economics, data analytics, automation, and diversity and inclusion. Over the past year, her team conducted a major labour market research study on the future of work in Canada, which culminated in the Humans Wanted publication. The report supports the greater RBC Future Launch initiative that is committing $500-million over the next decade to prepare young Canadians for the future of work. Before joining RBC, Anna spearheaded a study exploring the relationship between workplace cultural and gender diversity and business performance. The resulting publication, Diversity Dividend: Canada’s Global Advantage, was cited by Finance Minister Bill Morneau in his remarks on Budget 2018.
WE Move – Women in Transportation and Infrastructure
Panelists will discuss challenges they have encountered in a male-dominated sector, advice for those who want to pursue a similar career path, and the variety of rewarding career opportunities that are available as Ontario and Canada continue to invest in transportation and infrastructure.Moderator: Kim Simmonds, P.Eng., Director, Application Management, CNKim joined CN full time in 1987 as a telecommunications engineer with the Signals and Communications group, a division of Engineering. She is a fourth generation railroader, so joining CN was a natural fit. Prior to joining IT in 2002, Kim held various positions with Engineering and Operations, including Manager of Fibre Optics, Sr Manager S&C Eastern Canada, and Division Engineer for Eastern Canada. She joined CN’s Information Technology group as a Director of End-User services, responsible for in sourcing the IT Help desk. Over the years, she has led the Telecommunications team, IT Operations, and in the areas of Intermodal, Transportation Systems and Information Security.
Her current responsibilities include life cycle management and support of CN’s 800+ applications; leading a motivated team through a transformation from “just support” to “management of applications” including total cost, application health and lifecycle decisions. On July 1st 2017, in addition to her role as IT Director, Kim assumed a 2-year mandate as President of PTC-220 LLC, a limited partnership formed between the 7 Class 1 Railroads in North America, with a mandate to manage the 220 Mhz Spectrum needed for Positive Train Control. Kim has 30+ years of experience at CN; where she has had boots on the ground across Canada and the US.
Panelist: Judith Bennett, P.Eng., PMP, Senior Director, Engineering Assets, Public Services and Procurement Canada Judith Bennett is a graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada with a degree in Civil Engineering. After completing military service, Judith joined the Public Service of Canada.
Judith has spent her career in service of the operational and real property interests of Canada. She has managed numerous complex environmental files, such as the legacy of chemical and biological warfare agents in Canada, decommissioning as part of base and station closures, and the Camp Ipperwash file. More recently, Judith has served as the Director, Implementation for the Carling Campus Project - a large-scale office accommodations project to transform National Defence Headquarters into a modern, collaborative work environment.
Currently, Judith is responsible for a Portfolio of seventeen (17) engineering assets across the country, such as bridges, dams, 835km of the Alaska Highway and the Esquimalt Graving Dock, an open-access, dry dock ship repair facility. In this role, she manages a team of over 100 engineers, analysts, and operators across the country who deliver essential services to Canadians - by keeping Canada’s infrastructure assets safe and operational.
Judith is certified as a Professional Engineer and Project Management Professional. She is married to Patrick Boisselle, and now drinks coffee thanks to her two enthusiastic children, ages 12 and 9. The family enjoys cottaging, outdoor life, and travel, often associated with competitive Irish dance.Panelist: Nicole Girard, Acting Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Safety and Security, Transport CanadaNicole Girard is currently the Acting Associate Assistant Deputy Minister of the Safety and Security Group for Transport Canada. In this role, Nicole provides support and leadership to a wide variety of areas within the portfolio, including regulation and policy development.
Nicole joined Transport Canada in 1998 and quickly entered into management positions in Civil Aviation. In October 2013, she became Associate Director General in TDG and was appointed Director General in April 2015. Prior to her current position, she returned to Civil Aviation as the Director General, Aviation Safety Regulatory Framework.
Nicole is passionate about employment equity and diversity, particularly in supporting and mentoring women in transportation.
Before joining Transport Canada, Nicole Girard was in private practice and was a lecturer at the University of Ottawa’s French Common Law Program. Originally from Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, Nicole holds a Bachelor of Social Work and a Bachelor of Common Law. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys riding her Harley and, most recently, scuba diving.Panelist: May Ngui, CPEng., Manager, Canberra, Australia, GHD May Ngui is currently a director of GHD, one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. Committed to creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 9000 diverse people delivers engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services to public and private sector clients across five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America – and the Pacific region.
May also manages GHD’s operations in Canberra, the capital of Australia, but continues to be active in technical delivery and client-facing roles for the organisation. She graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Electrical Engineering), Magna Cum Laude. A chartered professional electrical engineer and Fellow of Engineers Australia, she has over 30 years’ experience in the design and commissioning of electrical and computer-based control systems for industrial plants and ITS for major motorways and tunnels both in Australia and overseas, spending time in exotic locations such as an oil rig on the South China Sea and in a cement factory in pre-1989 rural China. Having had great technical mentors and role models throughout her career, May is very passionate about technical leadership and development of female leaders in the industry, and is an active participant of Engineers Australia’s professional women’s mentoring program.
May is married to Robert, also an electrical engineer and has two sons, Andrew, 25 and John, 19. In her spare time, May continues to maintain a keen interest in corporate dragon boating and volunteers for a heritage trust focussed on the preservation of historical sites in her birthplace of Sarawak on the island of Borneo.Panelist: Kahina Oudjehani, FIEAust, CPEng, NER, APEC Engineer, IntPE (Aus), Head of Eco-Design and Environmental Affairs, BombardierKahina Oudjehani received a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the École Polytechnique de Montréal in 2001, preceded by a Bachelor’s degree in the same field in 1997, and has more than 18 years of experience involving environmental research, consulting and management in soil remediation, telecommunications and civil aviation.
Ms. Oudjehani joined Bombardier Aerospace in 2008 as an Environmental Specialist, and became Eco-Design Lead in 2011. She was appointed to her current position in 2016. In her role as Head of Eco-Design and Environmental Affairs, she leads the team responsible for life-cycle analysis and environmental product declarations, and is the principal driver of the Product Environmental Compliance Strategy across Bombardier’s multiple aerospace activities.
Under her leadership, the Eco-Design team won awards in 2013 and 2014 in recognition of Bombardier’s excellence in corporate social responsibility and for its dynamic Design for Environment approach. In 2018, the team won the most prestigious Business Award in Quebec called MERCURIADES for the first ever environmental product declarations made on the C Series.
Kahina is a board member at the International Aerospace Environmental Group (IAEG) and the Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association (AFRA), Ms. Oudjehani is a regular speaker at civil aviation environmental conferences and seminars worldwide.
She is based at Bombardier’s Product Development Engineering, Aerospace center in Montréal, Canada.Panelist: LCol Rebecca Sabourin, Canadian Armed ForcesLCol R.P. Sabourin (nee Kaufman) joined the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) in 1993. On completion of her Basic Officer Training Course, she studied at the College Militaire Royal de Saint-Jean (CMR) from 1993 to 1994, and at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) in Kingston from 1994 to 1998. In May 1998, she was commissioned and graduated with an Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering. She was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 2002.
In April 2002, LCol Sabourin completed her Aerospace Engineering Officer Basic Course and was posted to Ottawa, Ontario where she worked as the Structural Integrity Program Manager focusing on the Silver Star, Tutor and Aurora airframes. In the spring of 2005, LCol Sabourin was posted to 4 Wing, Cold Lake and served as the Aircraft Maintenance and Control Records Officer (AMCRO) at 1 Air Maintenance Squadron. The following year, she became the Wing Operations Maintenance Officer until she was posted to the Office of the Secretary to The Govenor General of Canada where she completed a two year term as the senior aide de camp. She commanded 10 Field Technical Training Squadron (10 FTTS) from July 2009 until August 2011 and then completed the one year Joint Command and Staff Programme in Toronto where she earned a Masters of Military Studies focusing on forging positive relations between the Canadian Armed Forces and its Northern Indigenous Peoples and was promoted to her current rank at Vimy Ridge.
From Fall 2012 until the birth of her son in May 2015, she was employed at 2 Canadian Air Division as the Air Technical Training Senior Officer responsible for the occupational training of all RCAF technical fields of employment. Upon her return from leave, she became the 1 Canadian Air Division Combined Air Operations Centre Mission Support Division Chief responsible for support (Logistics, Maintenance, Communications and Integrated Systems and Construction Engineering) to RCAF operations and major exercises both domestically and internationally during the deployment, execution and redeployment phases until this summer. LCol Sabourin is now working as the Exercise and Training Branch Head at the Royal Canadian Air Force Air Warfare Centre in Trenton, Ontario.
LCol Sabourin is married to Col Luc Sabourin and has three step-children, Luc-Andre, Katherine and Nikita as well as a son, Xavier.
- Guests will have the opportunity to choose between one of the concurrent afternoon panels:
WE Lead – Breaking Barriers for Women in Politics and Leadership
With an increasing need for more women to enter these spheres, panelists will discuss how their engineering backgrounds helped them succeed, barriers they may have encountered, strategies to overcome subtle or overt obstacles, and why engineering needs more women in key decision-making roles.Moderator: Nicole Foster, National Chair, Equal VoiceNicole has been a long-time and passionate advocate for women in politics and has served on the Equal Voice since 2015.
She has been active in numerous political campaigns and events and served two terms as President of the National Women’s Liberal Commission (NWLC) on the Liberal Party of Canada’s national board of directors.
Nicole is also Head of AWS Public Policy (Canada) at Amazon, where she leads the company’s public policy efforts in support of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) business in Canada.
Prior to joining Amazon in 2018, Nicole led the Toronto office for Global Public Affairs, providing senior public affairs counsel. From 2002 to 2004, Nicole worked in political roles in Ottawa, including at the Ministry of the Environment, Rural Affairs, Status of Women and Multiculturalism.
Nicole has a Bachelor of Arts in Art and Culture Studies with an extended minor in Political Science from Simon Fraser University.
@NicoleFosterTOPanelist: Catherine Ella P.Eng. FEC, MBA, PMP, Principal, Ella Advisory ServicesA professional engineer with over 35 years of experience, Catherine specializes in policy development, project leadership, asset management and procurement advice for real estate and infrastructure assets. She has held senior roles in both private and public sector organizations including the National Capital Commission, Tiree Facility Solutions, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Global Affairs Canada, Nortel Networks, Babcock and Wilcox and Ontario Power Generation. Catherine’s experience has included renovations to the residences of the Prime Minister and Governor General, Canadian embassy security upgrades, Parliamentary Precinct rehabilitation projects, P3 initiatives, headquarter relocations contaminated site remediation programs, hi-tech facility management and nuclear operations. Catherine has a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University, an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University, is a licensed Professional Engineer & Project Management Professional, and a Fellow of Engineers Canada. Catherine is currently based in North Bay where she and her husband are building one of the first net zero homes in the north. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the North Bay Regional Health Centre and continues to mentor fellow female engineers as they navigate their career paths.Panelist: Nancy Hamzawi, Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Technology Branch, Environment and Climate Change CanadaA chemical engineer by training, Nancy has over 20 years of experience as a public servant in the federal public service. She has held various positions in a number of departments including the National Research Council of Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and the former Industry Canada, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and the Canadian International Development Agency. Nancy was appointed Assistant Deputy Minister, Science and Technology at Environment and Climate Change Canada on October 1, 2018. She was most recently the Director General of the G7 Task Team at Environment and Climate Change Canada, working to support Canada’s Presidency of the G7 throughout 2018 and led preparations for the G7 Environment Ministers’ Meeting, as well as the Joint G7 Ministerial Meeting on Oceans, working with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and with Natural Resources Canada. Although most of her career has been focused on international affairs, she also held positions in policy development, industry development, audit, evaluation and corporate affairs. Nancy holds a Masters and Bachelors degrees in Chemical Engineering, as well as a Bachelors degree in Biochemistry, all from the University of Ottawa.Panelist: Catherine Mavriplis, P.Eng., Chair for Women in Science and Engineering and Associate Professor, Pratt & Whitney CanadaCatherine Mavriplis is Full Professor of Mechanical Engineering at University of Ottawa. Her specialty is numerical methods for aerodynamics simulations. Dr. Mavriplis also holds the NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering since 2011, a program that aims to recruit, retain and advance women to leadership. She has been awarded the Elsie MacGill Northern Lights Award for Education.
Dr. Mavriplis holds a Bachelor’s of Mechanical Engineering from McGill, as well as a Master’s and Ph.D. in Aeronautics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After a postdoctoral stay at Princeton, she became professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at George Washington University. She has also worked at the US National Science Foundation, NASA Langley and University of Oklahoma before returning to Canada. Dr. Mavriplis has been President of the Computational Fluid Dynamics Society of Canada and a Councillor of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute.Panelist: Catherine Bowser-Bahadur, P.Eng. (Alberta), Regional Manager of Engineering, Americas, Major Projects, WorleyParsonsCatherine Bowser-Bahadur is a registered Professional Engineer (AB), with degrees in both Chemical Engineering and Project Management. She has worked in the resource sector for 38 years, the last 25 of which have been with WorleyParsons, holding various positions such as Country Manager – WorleyParsons India, Engineering Director – Americas, Project Manager and Process Engineering Department Director. She currently holds the position of Manager of Engineering – Americas – Major Projects.
Prior to joining WorleyParsons she spent 12 years with owner/operating companies such as Shell Canada. As a result, she has a broad experience and balanced perspective encompassing project, operations and business management, project execution and facilities operations. She combines strong leadership with a “can-do” attitude.
Despite her busy career, she has a life outside work as well, and fills it with activities such as travel, arts, SCUBA diving, and of course her husband and good friends.Panelist: Liette Vasseur, President, Canadian Commission for UNESCOVasseur is a full professor in the Biological Sciences at Brock University, and member of the Women and Gender Studies program and the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre. Since 2014, she holds the UNESCO Chair on Community Sustainability: From Local to Global at Brock. Her research program is interdisciplinary linking issues such as community-based ecosystem management, climate change adaptation and sustainable agriculture.
She works in China on sustainable agriculture, as a visiting scholar at Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, and in Ecuador on community sustainability and climate change adaptation in rural native communities in the Chimborazo.
She received in 2011 the Latornell Pioneers Award from Conservation Ontario for her community-research work. She currently chairs the Sectoral Commission on Social, Human and Natural Sciences at the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, is the Past-President of the Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology, and vice-chair for North America of the Commission for Ecosystem Management at the International Union for Conservation of Nature and leads the thematic group on Ecosystem Governance.
She previously held positions such as the KC Irving Chair in Sustainable Development (Université de Moncton), Associate Vice-President, Research (Laurentian University), and Vice-President, Research (Brock University).
WE Grow – Strategies to Stand Out and Succeed
Panelists with diverse academic and professional backgrounds will provide attendees with practical tips to help them stand out in the classroom, workplace, or boardroom. These will include: building a strategic, professional network, finding a mentor, developing an online brand and effectively negotiating salaries.Moderator: Kim Jones, PhD, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, McMaster University; Chair, Ontario Network of Women in Engineering (ONWiE); Limited Licence from PEODr. Kim Jones is the Chair of the Ontario Network of Women in Engineering (ONWiE), which drives and coordinates province-wide efforts to recruit a diverse population into the study of engineering. She is an associate professor of Chemical Engineering at McMaster University, where she does research into the body’s response to implanted biomaterials – and into issues of inclusion in engineering. She has served as the Engineering Leadership Fellow (focusing on inclusion), the Chair of the Women in Engineering Committee, Associate Chair (Undergraduate) of Chemical Engineering and is an Engineers Canada 30x30 Champion. She has been a feminist since birth and enthusiastically drives outreach, equity and inclusion efforts.
@ONWiEchairPanelist: Eugenia Duodu, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Visions of Science Network for LearningEugenia Duodu is the CEO of Visions of Science Network for Learning (www.vosnl.org), a charitable organization that engages youth from low-income communities in programs and opportunities related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). She devotes her time to community and global outreach initiatives and participates in various boards, organizations, and councils. She is an advocate for education and creating equitable opportunities for youth to achieve their full potential.
Eugenia Duodu holds both an HB.Sc. in Chemistry and Biology and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Toronto.
@EugeniaDuoduPanelist: Kristen Facciol, P.Eng., Operations Engineer, Mission Control Group, Canadian Space AgencyKristen Facciol is an Aerospace Engineer who began her career once graduating from the University of Toronto in 2009. She started with MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, where she contributed to projects that developed next-generation satellite servicing techniques as well as to the support of the existing systems on the International Space Station (ISS). Part of this support included training both astronauts and flight controllers on the operation of Canadarm2 and Dextre, the robots on the ISS.
Kristen then went on to join the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) as a Payload Engineer, working on the operations of various human research experiments on-board the ISS as well as on the development of new projects. Still with the CSA, Kristen now has the rare opportunity to train at NASA’s Johnson Space Center to complete her certification as a Robotics Flight Controller working out of Mission Control. Soon, she will be operating Canadarm2 and Dextre from the ground!
@kfacciol Panelist: Lyla Garzouzi, P.Eng., Director, Distribution Asset Management, Hydro OneLyla Garzouzi is a Professional Engineer at one of Canada’s leading utilities, Hydro One Networks Inc. As Director of Distribution Asset Management, she heads a team in planning for the expansion and maintenance of the distribution power system in the province of Ontario. She graduated from the University of Ottawa with a degree in Electrical Engineering. Lyla has a strong commitment to continuous improvement and is passionate about technology as an enabler within Hydro One.
@HydroOnePanelist: Laurie Heuff, Manager, Metering Systems, Hydro OttawaLaurie Heuff is the Manager, Metering Systems with Hydro Ottawa, one of the largest Local Distribution Company’s within the province of Ontario. Laurie is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the metering infrastructure throughout the service territory.
Laurie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Carleton University and has spent the majority of her career in the manufacturing sector. She spent nearly a decade working with Kraft Heinz in a variety of positions within operations, with a primary focus on continuous improvement. A passionate advocate for continuous improvement, Laurie is constantly challenging the status quo and looking for new and innovative approaches to reduce costs and improve efficiencies.
Laurie’s recent transition out of manufacturing and into the utility sector was borne by a desire to further challenge herself both professionally and technically. She is eager to continue to learn and grow in her new sector and is excited to share her knowledge and approach to continuous improvement with her colleagues and industry partners.