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. 

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