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Governing Board

 

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Cara Di Staulo

President

With a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Cara Di Staulo has been working as a Coordinator since 2007, both at Isuma, an Inuit film and media production company, and at Artcirq, the not-for-profit Inuit circus. Involved in fundraising, production, distribution and administration, she is always 100% committed to her projects and is known for her enthusiasm, professionalism and resourcefulness. She brings the same work ethic to Globaïa, along with her media production skills.

 

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Jean-François Poulin

Vice-president

With 16 years of experience in the field of interactivity, Jean-François is an information architecture and user experience (UX) specialist. He has worked on several very large scale projects, including website redesigns for BNC, Cogeco and Via Rail. He was also in charge of interactive productions for the National Film Board of Canada for 5 years. His expertise, in terms of UX, Web and social media strategy is regularly solicited for Globaïa’s projects.

 

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Hélène Gervais

Secretary-Treasurer

Hélène Gervais has been working for government-funded organization RECYC-QUÉBEC since 2006. Specialized in residual materials management, she is a genuine reference in the province of Québec in terms of plastics recycling. With a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and a specialization in International Human Resources Management from Université du Québec à Montréal as well as a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies from Université de Sherbrooke, her expertise with regards to environmental questions is a precious resource for Globaïa.

 

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Félix Pharand-Deschênes

For the past 15 years, Félix has been working as a Science Communicator. Early on in his career, he realized the importance of illustrating scientific concepts for his conferences, at Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic and elsewhere. Passionate about scientific culture and cartography and eager to use his academic background in Anthropology, he combines his graphic design and image editing abilities with a keen artistic eye to produce attractive pedagogical tools. Inspired by his deep love of nature, he is fascinated by Earth’s biosphere and the impact of human presence on this planet. A firm believer in global education, he founded Globaïa in 2009.

 

guillaume_2Guillaume Ittukssarjuat Saladin

Guillaume is the co-founder and co-artistic director of Inuit circus Artcirq, where he is also coach and circus performer. After graduating from UQAM in 1998 with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Communications, he helped launch the Artcirq project while studying circus arts at École nationale de cirque in Montréal. He has lived in Igloolik permanently since 2007 in order to continue training the artists and to develop new video, music and traditional knowledge-sharing projects. His life within the Inuit community has given him a unique and original perspective on the various issues tackled by Globaïa.