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Our Leadership Team


President:  Nour Hachem-Fawaz, BA
Nour draws on 10 years of experience as a workforce advisor, mentor, and influencer to inspire youth to make informed career choices that challenge the status quo. Her ability to connect with audiences and provide insight allows young women (and their parents) to consider often-overlooked career opportunities. Nour’s outreach and advocacy has resulted in numerous awards including the University of Windsor’s Alumni Association “Odyssey Award”, the Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor (WEST) “Innovation Award”, and the Leadership Windsor Essex “Alumni Award of Distinction”. Nour holds a B.A. in Business, is the Employer Relations, Co-op Coordinator at the University of Windsor, and is a current Professional MBA student.

Events Director:  Ann Hetherington
Ann’s depth of experience in marketing management, communications, public relations, social media, and event management, spans a forty-year career in the private and public sectors. She has worked in the communications industry, been a business owner in a marketing and advertising agency, and from 2000 to 2019, was Director of Marketing at St. Clair College. In her most recent position, Ann was responsible for the development and execution of marketing, branding, and recruitment strategies for the College. Ann’s commitment to community has included years as a Rotarian, chair of numerous non-profit events, and most recently, the Chair of Build a Dream’s Windsor event.

Marketing & Branding Director:  Victoria Rose, MCPM
Victoria Rose has 20 years’ experience in UX design, marketing, and project management. She has volunteered extensively in the community, with a passion for assisting female- and youth-empowerment organizations share their stories. Victoria has worked in advanced manufacturing for the last 10 years where her technology background and dedication to efficiency led to dramatic improvements in workflow. Victoria holds a Masters Certificate in Project Management, a Marketing Certificate, and a Manufacturing Leadership Certificate.

Provincial Outreach & Community Coordinator:  Elisa Quaggiotto

Co-op & Interns:  Haley, Jana, Rupinder, Mireille

Board of directors

Chair of the Board                  Teresa Piruzza, External Affairs, FCA Canada

Vice Chair of the Board         Sherrilyn Colley-Vegh, Director Leadership Windsor-Essex, United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County

Secretary                                 Jonathon Azzopardi, President, Laval

Board Member                        Frank Abbruzzese, President, AlphaKOR | Co-Founder, WEtech Network Alliance

Board Member                        Dina D’Andrea, Associate, Bezaire & Associates

Board Member                        Sahar Dawi, Special Projects Coordinator, Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)