LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

WinSETT develops and delivers professional development sessions as part of its Leadership Program. Our professional development opportunities are tailored to women and under-represented people in the science, engineering, trades, and technology (SETT) fields throughout Canada.

SKILL BUILDERS

WinSETT’s Skill Builders are highly interactive, engaging, based on the latest information and best practices, and are facilitated by experienced engineers, scientists, tradespeople, educators, coaches, and technologists.

WORKSHOPS

WinSETT’s day-long workshops are highly-interactive, engaging, based on the latest information and best practices, and are facilitated by experienced engineers, scientists, tradespeople, educators, coaches, and technologists.

Insider Essentials Series

CAREER ACCELERATEher: INSIDER ESSENTIALS

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CAREER ACCELERATEher: UNLOCKING EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

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Supervisor/senior leader starter pack series

EQUITY IN ACTION: CULTIVATING INCLUSIVE WORKPLACES

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SELF-PROMOTION: YOUR WAY

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INTRODUCTION TO NEGOTIATION

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FOUNDATIONS OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

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NAVIGATING WORKPLACE POLITICS

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MENTORS AND SPONSORS

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EXPLORING COMMUNICATION STYLES

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WORKING WITH CHALLENGING PEOPLE

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FROM DIFFICULT TO EFFECTIVE CONVERSATIONS

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FUNDAMENTALS OF LEADING CHANGE

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UNCONSCIOUS BIAS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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MICROAGGRESSIONS: A PRIMER

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ALLYSHIP FOR EVERYONE

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RECRUITING SETT WOMEN

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RETAINING SETT WOMEN

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TOWARD RESPECTFUL AND INCLUSIVE WORKPLACES

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BECOMING LEADERS: AN INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP SKILLS AND STRATEGIES

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WORKING COLLABORATIVELY ACROSS GENERATIONS

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EXPLORING COMMUNICATION: INTERPERSONAL INFLUENCE

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NEGOTIATING FOR SUCCESS

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Collaboration And Teamwork Tune-Up

NAVIGATING WORKPLACE POLITICS

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Supervisor/senior leader starter pack series

BUILDING YOUR NETWORK OF CHAMPIONS (WITH ALLYSHIP, MENTORS, AND SPONSORS)

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EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

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CATEGORIES

MEET OUR DELIVERY TEAM

Angie Alexander, P.Eng

Angie Alexander is a professional engineer with more than 20 years experience in the western Canadian oil and gas industry. She’s worked in facility and reservoir engineering, building skills in project management, organizational effectiveness, process design and improvement, as well as facilitation.
Alexander is founder and president of Sage Leader Consulting (https://sageleaderconsulting.com/), is a certified mental fitness coach, management consultant, and business improvement consultant.

Donna Clark

Donna Clark has been a leader, consultant, and coach for more than 30 years, working with women in SETT for more than 20. Clark is a founding leadership partner with Courage Group International and has experience as a senior leader in governmental and private sectors.

She has a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) designation from the International Coach Federation (https://coachingfederation.org/), is a registered practitioner in dispute resolution, a Certified Management Consultant, and has recently completed a PhD in Organizational Development and Change.

Kandis Neth, P. Eng., M.Ed.

Kandis Neth is an engineer and lifelong learner with a Ba Sc. in chemical engineering, an M. Ed., and is a certified Master Instructor and Adult Educator. She’s worked mainly as a project manager in global engineering organizations and for the last 10 years as a consultant in the industry.

Neth’s an expert in instructional design, development, and professional facilitation, as well as business coaching, team building, project management, and strategic planning – in both public and not-for-profit sectors. In a previous life, Neth spent 17 years as a an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) with the Alberta College of Paramedics and as a volunteer with the Edmonton Police Service’s Victim Services Unit.

Katherine Sinex,P.Eng., M.Sc., (Psychology)

Katherine Sinex has worked in the petroleum industry in technical, planning, change management, and leadership roles for more than 20 years. She’s worked with large, global teams to steward major capital funding requests for more than two dozen projects in just one year and later designed and developed a cultural change program known as Leading Performance and as a result was honoured with a Young Women in Energy Award in 2016.

Sinex is currently National Leadership Program Director for WinSETT.

Melanie Frampton

Melanie Frampton is a customer service manager at Allied Aviation and WinSETT facilitator who began her professional career as a flight attendant 18 years ago.

She’s always loved aviation, from her high school days in Air Cadets through various roles in the aviation industry to her current career.

Frampton has facilitated many workshops on behalf of WinSETT, which she says has given her the chance to learn as well as teach about the role of women in the industry. When she’s not at work, Frampton spends most of her time with her large blended family camping, travelling, and taking care of their five pets!

Natasha (Tash) Helwig

Natasha (Tash) Helwig is a coach, facilitator, and writer who has spent the last eight years creating and facilitating impactful, engaging workshops, as well as providing one-on-one coaching to help people to achieve greater self awareness and build healthier relationships.

Helwig’s passion for gender diversity led her to begin facilitating WinSETT programs. When she’s not working, Helwig can usually be found travelling, taking photos, and writing.

Renée Kirby, Administrator

Renée Kirby holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering with experience in oil and gas and municipal land development. She was born and raised on Treaty 6 territory and currently resides on Treaty 7 land. Renée has more than 20 years of experience in non-profits, working collaboratively to reach organizational goals through direct action and clear implementation of strategy.

Susan Hollett, MSc, CE

Susan Hollett is president of Hollett and Sons, a consulting firm specializing in planning, facilitation, and evaluation based in Newfoundland and Labrador. Hollett has worked in senior positions in community, economic, and social development and is a certified director of the Institute of Corporate Directors, a Certified Management Consultant of the Atlantic Institute of Management Consultants, and a Certified Professional Facilitator of the International Association of Facilitation.

Throughout her career, Susan has worked extensively with women in science, engineering, trades and technology through collaborations with organizations such as Women in Resource Development, CCWESTT, and WinSETT.

Toby Michaud B. Sc.

Toby Michaud is the Principal at Linksides Consulting and has spent her career, first as a wildlife biologist working in the field on wildlife inventory and ecology projects, before moving into a project management and leadership role, eventually launching her own facilitation and training business.

Michaud has had a fascination with the natural world since girlhood, leading her to a career in science, but her career also gave her skills in the areas of data interpretation and creative problem solving, while also showing her the lack of gender diversity in the sciences. She says she’s benefited from a lot of mentorship and support from women colleagues and leaders, and now it’s her turn to give back to women in SETT, which is why she got involved with WinSETT.

When she’s not working or facilitating, Michaud is still passionate about spending time outdoors, especially with her family, but she also loves curling up with a cup of tea and a great book.

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