Women and Economic Development
CFUW Sherbrooke & District will hold the next general meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the Amédée Beaudoin Community Centre, 10 Samuel Gratham, Lennoxville. At 8:00 PM, Ms. Josée Fortin, Director General at Sherbrooke Innopole since August 2013 will be the guest speaker. Sherbrooke Innopole is dedicated to the economic development of the City of Sherbrooke with services such as financing, coaching, advice, mentoring and relocation help to businesses. Sherbrooke’s Innopole team has succeeded in positioning the organization as an innovation hub and a driver of Sherbrooke’s economic development in the last few years. Josée Fortin will speak about the role of women in senior management in Quebec and her personal experience including her observations on the status of women abroad. The public is invited to attend this free important presentation; reservations are not necessary. The Centre is wheelchair accessible. For further information, contact 819-826-3929.