President, Engineers Canada; Principal, Bergeron Consulting
Ms. Bergeron graduated from Queen’s University with a BSChE in metallurgical engineering and from York University’s Schulich School of Business with an MBA in strategic management and entrepreneurship.
She has over three decades of experience in industry, academic administration, engineering and business education, entrepreneurship and governance. Ms. Bergeron specializes in executive leadership and governance of not-for-profit corporations and has experience in both the private and public sector.
Ms. Bergeron was elected as the sixth female president of PEO (2013-2014). She is also past-president and chair of Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (2004-2005 and 2010-2011). She was recognized in 2013 and 2014 as among the Top 25 Women of Influence across Canada. She is in her fourth year of being appointed to the Board of the Electrical Safety Authority and was also appointed to the Board of the South East Local Health Integration Network.
During this discussion den, leaders from Engineers Canada will share their efforts to increase the representation of women in engineering through the 30 by 30 initiative. This initiative has a goal of raising the percentage of newly licensed engineers who are women to 30 percent by the year 2030; currently, this figure is at 17.9 […]