Dr. Geneviève Tanguay
Vice-President, Emerging Technologies, National Research Council
In April 2016, Dr. Geneviève Tanguay joined the National Research Council of Canada as the first woman Vice President Research. She leads the Emerging Technology Division which oversees Nanotechnology, Measurement Science and Standards, Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics, Security and Disruptive Technologies, Digital Technologies and Advanced Electronics and Photonics. Prior to joining NRC, she served as Vice-Rector Research, Creativity and Innovation at the University of Montreal. Prior to this, she served as the Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for Research, Innovation, Science and Society in the Quebec Government. She is an active member of boards for national and international organizations.
The Gender Gap in STEM – Can we STEM the imbalance?
While women represent 50% of the Canadian population they remain under-represented among STEM graduates. Women in STEM bring a different perspective on the challenges facing our society, identifying unrecognized needs and finding new innovative ways to address them. A seasoned executive, Dr. Geneviève Tanguay will speak about her experience as a woman in STEM and as a leader in science and technology organizations. Dr. Tanguay will also describe new measures taken to advance women’s careers in STEM at NRC.
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Recognizing women in our industry and bringing them to the forefront.
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Recognizing Research, Commercialization, Startups and Women in STEM.