Thursday, October 23, 2008

Andrée Lortie

President (founder) of La Cité collégiale, the first French-language College of Applied Arts and Technology in Ontario. Located in Ottawa.

Studied and works in Ottawa.

Graduate of the University of Ottawa; also received an honorary doctorate from the University of Ottawa in recognition of her contribution to the promotion of French-language education in Ontario.

Member of the Board of Directors of the Ottawa Center for Research and Innovation (OCRI), member of the Board of Directors of the Congress Centre, member of the Executive Committee and vice-president of the steering committee of TalentWorks.

Involved in the development of French college education in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Awarded the Order of Ontario, the Ordre de la Pléiade, the Golden Jubilee Medal and the Insigne du Chevalier de l’Ordre national du mérite de la République française.

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