National Capital Region

Regional Board

ChairSharon Cheung | Director, National Programming, COPA | LinkedIn

Vice-Chair: Sara Kemp | SVP, Corporate Communications, Burson Cohn + Wolfe | LinkedIn

Past Chair: Kristal Felea | Global Account Director and Partner, Banfield Agency | LinkedIn

Executive Secretary: Ashley Law | Junior Communications Advisor, Public Health Agency of Canada | LinkedIn

Co-Director, Communications: Corina Hernandez-Muñoz | Deputy Head of Communications, British High Commission Ottawa | LinkedIn

Co-Director, Communications: Rahaf Salama | Executive Media Planner, Hearts & Science | LinkedIn

Co-Director, Events: Diane Watson | Developer Relations Project Manager, Nokia | LinkedIn

Co-Director, Events: Asha Siad | Youth Advisor, Canadian Commission for UNESCO

Co-Director, Mentorship Programming: Cathryne Lillian Milburn | Business Coordinator, City of Ottawa| LinkedIn

Co-Director, Chapter Development: Kim Boulet | Manager of Content Design, NAV Canada | LinkedIn

Co-Director, Chapter Development: Franca Palazzo | Vice President, Growth, iPolitics

Co-Director, Community Engagement: Shanaya Sarin | Project Manager, Bell Canada | LinkedIn

Co-Director, Community Engagement: Jacqueline Richards | Mortgage Specialist, Bank of Montreal Eastern Ontario | LinkedIn

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Her Words, Our Wisdom:

Powered by Women in Communications & Technology National Capital Region Chapter, Her Words, Our Wisdom is a digital community built for the modern-day woman who’s focused on personal and professional growth.

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Regional Mentorship Circles

WCT-NCR is pleased to annouce the return of the local mentorship circles, which connects groups of mentees with leaders from the National Capital community for a year-long mentorship relationship. This creates the perfect forum to meet new members of your community, reflect on your past experiences, career (and life) objectives, and future goals, all in a safe environments in confidence. 

Learn more about mentorship circles.

Feel like you have a few things you'd like to tell your younger self? Become a mentor in the program! Use this opportunity to give back to the community, expand your network, and develop leadership skills all through being a mentor. If you are interested, please see how to apply here.

Please stay tuned to our mentorship page for updates on the current season.


NCR Events

From wine tastings to panels on advancing women in the digital economy, our events are must-attend networking opportunities.

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