SFU SPEAKING OF THE WORLD
Supporting Development through Higher Education
A Conversation with Nancy More
Wednesday ~ February 9, 2011
3:00 – 4:00 pm
3250 West Mall Complex
SFU Burnaby Campus
From a science workshop in Liberia, to developing access for students with disabilities in Indonesia, to upgrading the Registrar's office in Rwanda, and creating a 5 year plan to rebuild the University of Liberia. These are all projects undertaken by volunteer academics and administrators from Canada and the USA who are sponsored by Academics for Higher Education and Development.
Please JOIN us for a conversation with Nancy More about the exciting new organization, Academics for Higher Education and Development and how YOU can help increase the quality and access of tertiary education around the world.
Nancy More has a BSc in Chemistry and extensive executive education including INSEAD, Wharton, University of Michigan, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). She has worked in senior management across Canada for Labatt Brewing Company before moving into the global business with the parent company Interbrew S.A. Nancy developed the technical operations in Eastern Europe where she became Director of Global Technology Development for Interbrew, Russia. Nancy also served as Supply Director, International Beer Supply for Diageo headquartered in London, UK where she worked with Guinness supply operations in Africa, Seychelles, and Jamaica as well as the Diageo Africa Executive Committee and the Diageo Global Supply Leadership Team.
Ms. More also served on the Steering Committee for the Diageo Water for Life program, which provides access to potable water for 1 million Africans annually. Her extensive business experience overseas has led her to creating sustainable change through leadership, particularly in cross-cultural circumstances. Nancy is currently enrolled in the Graduate Liberal Studies program at SFU.
Coordinator, International Development
Simon Fraser University
Room 1200 (MBC), 8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC Canada V5A 1S6