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38th Dineen Memorial Lecture-SJ

Author: myUNB News

Posted on Nov 19, 2018

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The 38th Dineen Memorial Lecture will be held on Thursday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. Jeanette M. Southwood, FCAE, FEC, LL.D. (h.c.), P.Eng., IntPE, Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and Strategic Partnerships for Engineers Canada, will present “Leaders Don’t Journey Alone: Collaboration, diversity and innovation for our resilient future.”

Light refreshments will be served. 

Jeanette is Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and Strategic Partnerships, at Engineers Canada, the organization of the 12 regulators that license Canada's more than 295,000 members of the engineering profession. Prior to Engineers Canada, she led the Canadian Urban Development & Infrastructure Sector and the Global Sustainable Cities teams at an international consultancy. At Engineers Canada, Jeanette’s team's portfolios include: Public Affairs - Government Relations and Public Policy; Diversity; Globalization and Sustainable Development - including Adaptation, Infrastructure Resilience and Climate Change; Member Services; and Communications. Jeanette is a Fellow of Engineers Canada, and recipient of Ontario’s “Leading Women Building Communities Award." She was named one of Canada’s Clean50 2014 for work and dedication to sustainable development, leading change, championing innovation and changing our world for the better. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering recognizing engineers’ exemplary contributions towards their disciplinary fields and the wider community. A dedicated volunteer and on several Boards over the years, Jeanette has received an Honorary Doctorate, Ontario Professional Engineers Awards (OPEA) Engineering Excellence Medal, and is among WXN’s Top 100. In 2017, she was recognized among the Women of Innovation and, in 2018, was inducted into Professional Engineers Ontario’s Order of Honour.

The Dineen Memorial Lecture is sponsored jointly by the University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Engineering, the Associated Alumni of UNB and the UNBSJ Visiting Lecturers Fund.


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