Great Communicators: Great Leaders

The career path through marketing and communicators is varied and diverse. How can a professional communicator parlay a successful career into other senior strategic orientations?

Guest speaker Ursula Gobel will speak to that journey and how great leaders must be great communicators to be effective.

Join other senior communications on Monday, April 11 for an intimate opportunity for networking and peer-to-peer learning and exchange.

Meet Our Speaker

Ursula Gobel, Associate Vice-President, Future Challenges
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Ursula Gobel was appointed associate vice-president, future challenges, at SSHRC in April 2014. In her role, she collaborates with the research community and partners across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to advance the contributions of the social sciences and humanities towards meeting Canada’s future, long-term societal challenges and opportunities.

Ursula joined SSHRC in 2007 as director of communications. In that role, she oversaw the development and implementation of strategic communications for SSHRC, as well as for several international programs, including the Canada Research Chairs. Ursula brings over 30 years of experience in leadership and management across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, including many years as Manager of Communications at the National Gallery of Canada.

She has extensive Board and volunteer experience with national and regional organizations, including the Canadian Tourism Commission, the Ottawa Economic Development Corporation, Ottawa Tourism and the United Way.

Come share your experience, learn with and from others, and enjoy friendly conversation over a great, three-course dinner with the people you enjoy networking with.

Space is limited. Early Bird ticket sales end on Friday, March 25 at 11:59 p.m. 

Where: The Velvet Room, 62 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 5
When: Monday, April 11, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Ticket price includes a three course meal!

We thank our Partner Ottawa Venues for supporting this event.


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