Team and Board of Directors

Our team is at the core of the organization. It is thanks to the dedication and efforts of each team member that Les Scientifines has accomplished its work with young people for so many years by being involved in the promotion of STEM, in the cause of preventing school drop out, as well as in various community activities. Our staff is mainly composed of instructors with varied and complementary expertise and profiles in science, education and social work:  

Valérie Bilodeau 

Executive Director 

Adriana Nieto

Administrative Assistant and Accountant

 

Nadia Khiar

Coordinator, Programs and Activities

Asma Bobate

Project Manager - Philanthropic Activities and Communications

Nora Fève Hamadou 

Instructor

Hélène Gadoury 

Instructor 

Zoubida Belghoula  

Instructor 

Maureen Jouglain

Instructor 

Sana Zaabi

Instructor

Fadila Larguet

Instructor 

Samia Cherfaoui

Instructor 

Marie-Christine Marcill

Instructor

Aline Saffore

Instructor

Christina Savann

Instructor

Cloé Dutil

Instructor


Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the strategic management of the organization. It approves General Rules, strategic directions, the annual action plan and the budget, while overseeing that the direction follows through. The Board ensures that the day-to-day management of the organization is carried out with effectiveness and efficiency.

As prescribed by our General Rules, the Board must meet at least seven times during the year and hold an annual general meeting. A written report is expected for each of these meetings in order to follow up on the decisions made. In addition, three sub committees are involved in decision-making related to funding, human resources management and communications.

In accordance with the organization's General Rules, the Board of Directors is comprised of nine members in addition to the Executive Director, who is an ex-officio member. For the year 2019-2020, the members of the Board of Directors are:

Johanne Béchard

President

Donor Member

Joanne Bazinet

Vice-President

Corporate Member

Émilie Bordat

Treasurer

Corporate Member

Anne-Blandine Guillermin

Secretary

Parent Member

Nadia Khiar

Administrator 

Employee Member

Ahlia Mathura

Administrator

Volunteer Member

Noémie Poirier Stewart

Administrator

Volunteer Member


Mélissa Lemaire

Administrator

Volunteer Member

Marc Milord

Administrator

Parent Member

Valérie Bilodeau

Executive Director

Ex-officio Member

Our Values:

  • Equity for all women and the promotion of girls' rights in the development of their personal, collective and professional skills;
  • The development of transversal skills for young girls through the promotion of STEM;
  • Respect for individuals in their differences in order to foster the acceptance and integration of participants and instructors, to create a sense of belonging and to increase coherence;
  • Professionalism and innovation in the development, adaptation and delivery of the various programs we offer.