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VIDEO: 6 women in executive positions at Concordia share their journeys

Women & Leadership event shares advice on how to thrive in top jobs
March 25, 2021
By Joanne Latimer, MFA 96

In the spirit of International Women’s Day, Concordia recently hosted a panel discussion featuring six academics and administrators working in executive positions at the university.

On March 11, more than 179 viewers joined the virtual conversation — a Concordia Alumni Women and Leadership Corner Office Series event.

Moderator Nura Jabagi, MBA 14, PhD 21, guided the discussion with Anne Whitelaw, interim provost and vice-president, Academic; Nadia Bhuiyan, vice-provost, Partnerships and Experiential Learning; Annie Gérin, dean, Faculty of Fine Arts; Anne-Marie Croteau, dean, John Molson School of Business, and Manon Tremblay, senior director of Indigenous Directions. Pascale Sicotte, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science, sent a video message.

Watch the webinar to hear more about the dangers of the “glass cliff”, the importance of networking, challenges encountered by Indigenous women in executive positions, strategies to overcome gender bias, and the difference between a mentor and a sponsor.

Enjoy our other video conversations and webinars with experts at CU at Home - Career and Work.


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