Cancelled: Advancement in the Academy

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Cancelled: Experiences of Women-Identified Senior Administrators and Recruiters

Date: Friday April 17th
Time: 9:00am - 11:30am
Location: Federation Hall

Presented by Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion, this free half-day forum is an opportunity for all faculty members, post-docs and grad students to network and hear experiences from women-identified senior administrators on their search process and from the recruiters who play an integral role in the leadership path.


  • Dr. Bessma Momani, Interim AVP-International Relations, University of Waterloo (Moderator)
  • Dr. Lili Liu, Dean, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of Waterloo
  • Dr. Deborah MacLatchy, President and Vice-Chancellor, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Amorell Saunders N'Daw, Partner and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Lead, KBRS
  • Jessa Chupik, Partner, Canada, Boyden Global Executive Search

Advancement in the Academy Panelists

From left to right: Dr. Bessma Momani, Dr. Lili Liu, Dr. Deborah MacLatchy, Amorell Saunders N'Daw, Jessa Chupik


  • 9:15am - Open networking with light refreshments
  • 10:00am - Opening remarks
  • 10:15am - Panel discussion with question and answer period
  • 11:15am - Closing remarks
  • 11:30am - Event concludes

Please note, due to COVID-19 and to prioritize the health and safety of the community, this event has been cancelled.

For any questions, please contact Janessa Good, Events and Engagement Coordinator, Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion