After almost a year of confinement, amidst endless hours of Zoom and Team meetings for work, conferences and social gatherings, my travel is now all intellectual. Just this past month, my reading has covered various topics ranging from Vermeer’s Hat: The Seventeenth Century and The Dawn of the Global World by Timothy Brook, Fareed Zakaria’s … Continue reading Social Media’s New Democracies
When I was growing up, my father changed jobs often. Every move was a step up and, more significantly for me at the time, a new address in a new place. I got used to changing schools, neighbourhoods, and sometimes countries in a steady rhythm of departures and arrivals. By the time I was 17 … Continue reading Harmony : Decoding Humans
Did you know that women’s voices count for only 29% of media and journalistic coverage throughout English-speaking Canada, despite the fact that women make up more than half (50.4%) of the population of the country? This statistic, which I find deplorable, reinforces my conviction that we have to make sure women’s voices resonate and that … Continue reading Let’s Charge the Electric Industry with Girl Power
Women's leadership is undeniable in environmental movements, and it must not be discounted when it comes to the technology and energy industries. For a while now, I've been convinced that a rise of “green consciousness” is influencing not only our individual choices, but also our decision-making that impacts the environment in the energy industry. And … Continue reading When Culture Requires Rethinking Our Strategy
Over the last year, I’ve attended a number of conferences on climate change. Finding solutions to reduce our carbon footprint and our GhG emissions through technology and collaboration is on absolutely everyone’s business development agenda.
The Montreal chapter of the International Women’s Forum is relaunching its new season on the 23rd of September On the last 14th of June, it was an honour and a privilege to be named by my peers the new president of the Montreal chapter of the International Women’s Forum. The IWF is a group of … Continue reading Impact and influence: an internationally-minded renewal of IWF Montreal
I was invited to speak on an expert panel on the electrification of transport on May 26 by the International Energy Agency and the Electric Vehicle Initiative. I lent my expertise to the Infrastructure Panel where I touched on the challenges and solutions required to deploy EV (Electric Vehicles) in mass transit and freight.