Executive Committee

The WiDS Executive Committee is a group of passionate volunteers who worktogether to lead our programs and promote our mandate.

Learn about the unique backgrounds we bring to WiDS.

Empowered women, empower us all

Lorena MacKenzie
WiDS President
General Dynamics Mission Systems - Canada
Kristine Osgoode
WiDS Executive Vice-Presdient
Women in Defence and Security
Jessica Bland
WiDS Regional Representative
NP Aerospace
Christina Jutzi
WiDS Co-VP Scholarships & Fellowships
Canadian Coast Guard
Shelley Kelsey
WiDS VP Scholarships
National Research Council
Caroline Leprince
WiDS Professional Development
Department of National Defence
Morgan Little
WiDS VP Marketing & Comms
General Dynamics Mission Systems
Astrid Neuland
WiDS VP Sponsorship
Thales Canada, Defence and
Yetta Riegel
WiDS VP Events
Julia Scouten
WiDS VP Government Relations, DND
Department of National Defence
Lynn Smith
WiDS VP Government Relations
Public Safety Canada
Natasha Sutherland
WiDS VP Marketing & Comms
General Dynamics Mission Systems
Lori Watson
WiDS Co-VP Industry Relations
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

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