Local Breakfast Series - Lise Bourgeois
Name: Local Breakfast Series - Lise Bourgeois
Date: April 25, 2019
Time: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM EDT
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On April 25, the Ottawa Board of Trade and Ottawa Business Journal will host its Local Breakfast Series event with guest speaker Lise Bourgeois. Stay tuned for an annoucement of the 2019 Forty Under 40 recipients.
Speaker: Lise Bourgeois, President of La Cité
Lise Bourgeois is the head of La Cité, the largest French-language College of Applied Arts and Technology in Ontario, since March 2010. Ms. Bourgeois has worked in the field of education for more than 40 years, having worked as a teacher, Program and Service Coordinator, Education Officer, Superintendent and Director of Education in Eastern Ontario. She holds a Bachelor in Arts and a Master's degree in Education.
As president and CEO of La Cité, Ms. Bourgeois continues the development of French-languge at the postsecondary level and place the success of each student at the heart of educational decisions. La Cite has also surpassed 5,500 students under her guidance and still ranks among the best colleges in the province. As a visonary leader, Ms. Bourgeois has obtained the necessary funding to develop a new infrastructure that propels the student experience into a whole new dimension of experiential and multidisciplinary learning: Excentricité, an immersive technology and entrepreneurship pavilion inaugurated last September.
Lise Bourgeois is the co-chair of the Association des collèges et université de la francophonie Canadienne's board of directors. She also sits on the board of Invest Ottawa.
The Local Breakfast Series provides attendees the opportunity to make new connections, learn from inspiring speakers and to grow your business. The events are hosted at locations throughout the City of Ottawa and include networking over coffee, a buffet breakfast and content from a topical speaker or panel discussion focusing on the issues that drive your business. These events are open to the business community and provide a discounted ticket price for members of the Board of Trade.
More details about specific dates and speakers for future breakfast events can be found on our Upcoming Events page.
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