Meet SFU’s 2020 Staff Achievement Award Winners

March 05, 2021
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This article was originally published in SFU News.

Congratulations to the winners of SFU’s 2020 Staff Achievement Awards! These awards highlight the exceptional work of SFU employees—and remind us how much the university depends on the talents and commitment of its dedicated staff.

Innovation
Awarded for the development and improvement of methods, processes and procedures by demonstrating original thinking, resulting in the betterment of the staff and the university.

Janice OBriain
Director, Venture Connection, Beedie School of Business
Described by one nominator as a “pillar of the SFU innovation community,” Janice OBriain has been working for over a decade to create, fund and manage innovation programs that benefit all of SFU. Among other achievements, she has overseen SFU’s Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection program from a pilot project in 2008 to a thriving, well-funded incubator that helps SFU community members pursue their entrepreneurial dreams.

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