Congratulations to our Career Leadership Academy graduates who earned their micro-credential and are now better equipped to:

  • Evaluate their department’s performance under key success factors.
  • Examine top challenges faced by career leaders and implement tactics for managing change.
  • Integrate DEI into their workplace by exploring how to build a diverse team, support an equitable and inclusive work culture, and create/review programs through a DEI lens.
  • Address challenges through partnerships, evaluate potential partnerships, and leverage effective partnerships.
  • Use their strengths to lead a team and achieve their leadership and operational goals.
  • Implement processes to improve efficiency and productivity in their departments/units.
  • Identify specific strengths and weaknesses of their programs and services and execute action plans for improvement.

Class of 2023

(course completed June 2023)

Name Organization
Anna Sommer Concordia University
Caroline Roberts McMaster University
Cindi Elgie Algoma University
Danielle Little DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University
E-Lin Chen University of Toronto Scarborough
Emily Gregory University of Alberta
Ian Schwartz Wilfrid Laurier University
Jonathan Coulman Algoma University
Kristen Oliver Concordia University
Megan Donohue McMaster University
Nasim Shojayi University of Waterloo
Sara Baptiste-Brown Concordia University
Stephanie Vega The University of Toronto Mississauga

Class of 2022

(course completed July 2022)

Name Organization
Anna De Grauwe Durham College
Brian Rochat Red River College Polytechnic
Candace Stewart-Smith University of Waterloo
Chantal Yelle uOttawa
Chris McCarthy University of Toronto Scarborough
Danielle Johnsrude Vancouver Island University
Dawn White Algoma University
Debbie Donato RRC Polytech
Erin Jobidon University of Waterloo
Isabelle Leduc University of Ottawa (uOttawa)
Jessica Lang University of Waterloo
Jillian Nero Brock University
Joanne Foxton Georgian College
Joey Post Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Jon Royal Red River College Polytechnic
Kara Renaud Brock University
Kevin Whitmore Trent University
Linda Folster Yorkville University
Megan Johnson University of Manitoba
Melanie Belore York University
Nicole Miller University of Ottawa
Raj Dam University of Toronto Scarborough
Sarah Kalisa McGill University
Sean Mullin CPA Ontario
Valerie Masse University of Ottawa
Valerie Preston McMaster University

Inaugural Class of 2021

(course completed July 2021)

Name Organization
Aileen Najduch Red River College
Amy Wolf Wilfrid Laurier University
Angeline Boekweit Red River College
Anisa Diljohn Maraj University of Toronto - Scarborough
Anne-Marie Cantin Université de Hearst
Ashley Chimenti Brock University - Goodman School of Business
Bruno Castilloux University of Ottawa
Carole Morrison Queen's University
Charlene Marion CEWIL Canada
Claudia Mellad University of Guelph
Dinuka Gunaratne University of Waterloo
Dusty Ritchie Red River College
Dylan Yanchynski Red River College, Winnipeg
Emily Donald Volunteer Victoria
Gaby St-Pierre University of Ottawa
Hojat Norouzi Red River College
Jeremy Reed University of Waterloo
Katherine St. Louis Wilfrid Laurier University
Lisa Favero Wilfrid Laurier University
Lisa Jarvis Wilfrid Laurier University
Lynda Robinson Vancouver Island University
Marc-André Daoust University of Ottawa
Mark Whitten Ryerson University
Megan Dykstra Huron at Western University
Pauline Dawson Brock University
Rachelle Ireson McMaster University
Robyn Leuty University of British Columbia
Ryan Sisson Trent University
Stephanie Harper Brock University
Susan Ajersch McGill University
Tonya Whelan University of Alberta
Wincy Li Ryerson University