The EMBA McGill -HEC Montreal presents its latest scholarship recipient, manager of a nonprofit organization Montreal, November XX, 2013 - The McGill HEC Montreal EMBA program awarded a scholarship covering half of program tuition fees to Mrs. Indu Krishnamurthy. This award is granted to one or two participants annually and is reserved for those working in non-profit organizations. Ms. Krishnamurthy is a project coordinator at the Montreal Community Loan Fund (ACEM), where she has worked since 2008. ACEM is a non-profit organization whose mission is to fight poverty and exclusion by helping people who have an economically viable project. Projects are not evaluated based on financial wealth, but rather on the ability to successfully complete the proposed project. Ms. Krishnamurthy is also co-chair of Refugee Community Action Network (ICAN). ICAN serves as a platform where immigrants who run social enterprises can exchange experiences with Community Economic Development practitioners, to identify the best ways to support immigrants and refugees. The McGill HEC Montreal EMBA program has introduced her to managers from a wide range of industries, which broadens her perspective, and gives her new ideas to fuel her dream of "being the change she wants to see in the world". This scholarship program helps support social leadership, which is actively encouraged by the EMBA McGill HEC Montreal program. Moreover, these scholarships help ensure diversity of organizations represented by program participants: small and large companies, family businesses and non-profit organizations. Diversity and quality of participants are key criteria when selecting candidates for the program. How to apply for the scholarship Executives and senior managers in non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply to the McGill – HEC Montréal EMBA program. The admissions committee will consider each [...]
International Women's Day International Women's Day is coming and the EMBA team wishes to express how proud we are of our women graduates. We are particularly proud of the diversity of the EMBA cohorts, not only in with respect to gender, but also in terms of origins, career paths, sectors and industries. We are convinced that the diversity of the participants contributes to the program’s richness. Thus, in the March 8TH edition of Les Affaires, you will see the pictures of the 12 women who graduated on February 7th 2014, reflecting one of the many elements of our program’s diversity. In the next few weeks, advertisements showing the faces of the 34 EMBA 2014 graduates will be published in business newspapers across the country. Congratulations ladies, as well as gentlemen, graduates of the 2014 EMBA McGill HEC Montreal. See the advertisement
Darcy Ferron, a 2012 EMBA McGill HEC Montreal alumnus, recently joined the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) in Ottawa as Director of Operations. This is an important career progression for Mr Ferron who has been working for several years in trade finance in the banking sector, experience that will serve him well in his new role. Congratulations.
PHOTO ANDRÉ PICHETTE, LA PRESSE France Margaret Bélanger completed the EMBA McGill HEC Montreal program in February 2014. On March 3, La Presse nicknamed her “the tricolor lawyer.” The reason is simple. After practicing law for many years, with the Montreal Canadiens as a recurring client, last summer, France Margaret was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for the organization. She is the first woman to join the executive committee of the Montreal Canadiens in its 104 year history. The article in La Presse finishes with an interesting quote from France Margaret: “My job is to be more than a lawyer, it is to be a manager.” Read the article in La Presse HERE.
Indu Krishnamurthy, a current EMBA participant and Project Coordinator for ACEM, ACEM: Montreal Community Loan Fund, talks about immigration and a new federal government project relating to the recognition of foreign credentials, on the television show «Montréalité» seen on the MATV network. Indu was awarded the 2014 EMBA McGill HEC Montréal scholarship for managers of nonprofit organizations. http://matv.ca/montreal/mes-emissions/montrealite/videos/3272945093001
On 25 February 2014, Ève Laurier, one of our 2011 alumni, shared her tips & tricks for managing stress in an article in La Presse +, entitled “Stress, you won’t get me!” Here is how the author described Ève: Ève Laurier quickly climbed the ranks, reaching the position of vice-president of strategic relationships for Richter. This did not prevent her from completing the McGill HEC Montreal EMBA program in 2011 and recently giving birth to her first child. After achieving all this, she could have decided to take it easy for awhile, but no, here she is, launching her own company! To read the full article: HERE (in French only).
In each issue of Premières en affaires, the magazine selects 8 “Incontournables” women in a specific area of business in Quebec. The 2014 February-March issue is dedicated to eight women entrepreneurs. Joey Adler, a 2014 EMBA McGill HEC Montreal alumnus, is one of these 8 women. In the article Joey offers a simple advice to people interested in entrepreneurship: “As an entrepreneur, you must have drive, but it is important to analyze your decisions before acting.” For more information on these 8 outstanding women (in French only).