Service to the Community

Local Francophone Community

  • Consultant, Collège Educacentre, Vancouver, BC (2011–2013)
  • Reviewer, proposal for l’Association des Juristes d’Expression Française de la Colombie Britannique, aiming to develop “a Theatre Forum about Human And Linguistic Rights” for BC youth (Project Granted) (2010)
  • CBC Radio Interview, Le français comme valeur d'intégration pour les nouveaux arrivants africains en C.B. (June 3, 2008)
  • L’Express du Pacific [BC Francophone Newspaper] – La francophonie, une identité qui se cherche, Vancouver, BC (Septembre 1, 2008)
  • CBC Radio Interview, Quand on arrive en ville, Radio Canada, Vancouver, BC (June 11, 2005)
  • SFU News Interview, Breaking new ground in French education, no. 18 (2004)
  • Member, Immigration Committee, Fédération des Francophones de la Colombie-Britannique (FFCB), which includes partners form several provincial, federal and community organizations (2004)
  • Member, Committee on Cultural Diversity, Fédération des Francophones de la Colombie-Britannique (FFCB), which includes partners form several community organizations (2004)
  • Judge, Provincial final of Concours d’Art Oratoire, Canadian Parents for French, Kwantleen University College (April 26, 2003)

National & International Activities

  • Invited Participant, two-day research summit: Equity, Inclusion and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: Training and Experiences of Professional Educators in Ontario and Quebec, aiming to develop research partnership with Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia [grant proposal in development]. Organized by the research axis: Education and Ethnic Relations, Centre for Ethnic Studies of Montreal Universities, Montreal (CEETUM) (October 24–25, 2013).
  • Invited participant, Second Research Summit of Faculty and Lecturers in charge of the Intercultural Training of School Personal. Organized by the research axis: Education and Ethnic Relations, Centre for Ethnic Studies of Montreal Universities, Montreal (CEETUM) (May 24, 2013)
  • Invited participant, Pan-Canadian research: Développer l’Alphabétisation et les compétences essentielles des immigrants. This project is directed by Quebec’s NGO Action Interculturelle de développement et d’éducation (AIDE). Research granted by Employment and Social Development Canada, and the Office of Literacy and Essential Skills (2013)
  • Research Networking, l’Institut Européen en Sciences des Religions (IESR) (École pratique des Hautes Études – Sorbonne), where I presented my research interests related to issues of religious diversity in school. Paris, France (September 13, 2013)
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