National Capital Region

Regional Board

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

Director of Mentorship: Cathryne Lillian Milburn | Senior Communications Officer, Public Information and Media Relations, City of Ottawa | LinkedIn

Co-Director of Membership and Community Partnerships: Diane Watson | Partner/Program Manager, Nokia | LinkedIn

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

Co-Director, Her Words Our Wisdom Program: Sharon Cheung | Host, THRIVE Podcast, Startup Canada and Creator and Host, In Good Company | LinkedIn

Co-Director, Her Words Our Wisdom Program: Sally Douglas | Principal—Operations, The Earnscliffe Strategy Group | LinkedIn

Treasurer & Director at Large: Sara Kemp | Senior Vice-President, BCW Global | LinkedIn

Director of Creative Design: Madison Foran | Creative Director, Founders Fund | LinkedIn

Director of Social Media: Jasmin Bollman | Marketing Manager, Social Media and Content, | LinkedIn

Director at Large, Her Words Our Wisdom & Mentorship: Andrea Lanthier-Seymour | Director, Public Information and Media Relations, City of Ottawa | LinkedIn

Director at Large: Leanne Lovsin | Marketing Specialist, WOW Tech Group | LinkedIn

Director at Large: Christine Guyot | Manager, Corporate Affairs, Microsoft | LinkedIn

Director at Large: Heather Bakken | Deputy Publisher and VP Growth, iPolitics | LinkedIn

Director at Large: Daniela Bolivar | Parliamentary Affairs Analyst, Government of Canada | LinkedIn

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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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