Advisor to the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council/RIM Chair for Women in Science and Engineering Ontario, 2003-2011

Steering Committee Member 2003-2009, International Taskforce on Women and Information & Communication Technologies

Advisory Committee member 2001-2010, WIGSAT Group Women, knowledge, technology. An international consulting group that promotes innovation, science and technology strategies.

Invited participant, Global Women’s Technology Collaborative, United Nations Committee on the Status of Women Meetings, New York, NY, March 2009

Steering Committee member for Building on Success: 12th CCWESTT Conference, May 29-31, 2008 in Guelph, Ontario.

Co-author, “Communicating with Those Who Do Not See the Need for Change” and workshop presenter Developing a Sustainable Strategy for Supporting Women and ICTs – Communicating effectively with Funders, both in Gateway to Diversity: Getting Results Through Strategic Communications, Proceedings of a conference of the Women in Engineering ProActive Network Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, 2008.

Invited Speaker: “Equal time, Equal Resources: Making SET study and work a better place for women”. A seminar sponsored by the UK Resource Centre for Women in SET at the Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, 2006.

Participant, Joint OECD, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Culture Workshop, “Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET): Strategies for a Global Workforce” Ottawa ON, September 2006.

Invited participant to a consultation on the Women in SETT project of CCWESTT and delegate to “Producing Influential Leaders” the 11th CCWESTT National Conference for the Advancement of Women In Science, Engineering and Trades and Technology, Calgary AB, June 2006. 

Keynote Speaker, Asking Different Questions (Asking Different Questions.doc) Strategies for change from the context of Canadian Education”. GASAT 11, Mauritius 2003.