Consulting contributions – contributing content expertise in education, entrepreneurship and social issues, particularly science, engineering, and technology (SET) work and study as well as gender and leadership; providing creative and strategic thinking and writing services for projects and proposals; conducting interviews and primary and secondary research on related topics; providing strategic advice and coordination to organizations and groups.


Training – using pedagogical background and adult education expertise to provide training in gender issues; designing and delivering sessions to raise awareness and to expand skills in gender-based analysis, including capacity as a licensee in the methods developed by Status of Women Canada.


Independent consulting practice, Ann Holmes & Associates, 2002 to present

Partnership Development Specialist, Ontario Women’s Directorate, Ministry of Citizenship, 1995 – 2002

Program Development Consultant, Ontario Women’s Directorate, 1984 – 1995

Educator, Kingston and North York School Boards, Ontario, 1965 - 1984

Facilitation and planning - for not-for-profit organizations and the public sector – – designing customized workshops in collaboration with the client; facilitating sessions based on these agendas in order to address the issues and move the organization/group forward to action and solutions.