Carole Therrien is a strategic management expert in public and non-governmental organization (NGO) sectors, specializing in transitions and performance efficiency at times of turbulence. In addition to issue and crisis management experience, Ms. Therrien has extensive involvement in the fields of environmental sustainability and business model restructuring. In her many leadership roles in not-for-profit organizations, she has also served as a representative at local, national and internationals forums on environmental sustainability, and as a speaker/facilitator at workshops in both cross-cultural communications and ethical practices.
Ms. Therrien has focused her career on the impact of change and how cultures and communities subsequently adapt. She is now leveraging that expertise into academic research. After having completed graduate studies in the humanities at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, she is pursuing doctoral studies in anthropology through Carleton University on community resilience in the face of disasters. She currently volunteers with The Prosperity Project, a national initiative led by prominently female leaders who work toward ensuring the involvement of women in Canada’s COVID-19 economic recovery.