Women of Influence



Michelle Courchesne

Women of Influence

Join us for this unique session centered on Women of Influence in Information Technology.  The focus will be on celebrating talented women as part of today’s competitive and diverse workforce.  It is a forum for women in IT to network, draw inspiration from the leaders of today and empower each other through energizing and engaging interactions.

Sabrina Dar, VP of Commercial Sales at Cisco, will kick-off our session and present on inclusive leadership and her own experience as a Woman of Influence.

We are then honored to welcome Michelle Courchesne as guest speaker on the Cisco Connect Montreal agenda.  Ms. Courchesne will present on developing our professional brand and Shorting the imposter. 

Ms. Courchesne has a long management career in both the public and private sectors. She has worked in the financial industry, culture and communications sectors, as well as information technologies.  She also had a political career for nine years while she held the office of minister at the head of many departments of the Government of Quebec. Since 2012, her career takes on a new direction as executive coach.  Ms. Courchesne also offers strategic advisory services to companies in various sectors of activity.  She still finds time to stay involved as a volunteer with community organizations.

Join us December 7th at the Palais des congrès to discover how to:

  • self-promote and develop your professional brand
  • use your influence in the corporate world
  • reconcile work and family – and finding the right balance
  • become a leader – a woman of influence

Tap into your natural abilities as women.  Through learning to modify attitudes and behaviors, viewing challenges and opportunities and staying current on business practices and knowledge, you will be setup to achieve professional excellence.


Location: 720 Date: December 7, 2016 Time: 11:30 am - 12:20 pm

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