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Women of WiN

Katherine Ward

Katherine Ward
Title: Director, Power Communications
Company: SNC-Lavalin

As the Director of Communications, Katherine oversees all of Candu Energy Inc.’s internal and external communications. Her areas of responsibility include public relations, branding, employee communications, advertising, community relations and more.


Katherine finds satisfaction in her role in “helping people tell their stories” and found the Candu Energy launch especially rewarding in this way. Before starting her career in communications, Katherine pursued an Honours Bachelors degree in journalism.


Throughout her career, inspirational leaders who have provided growth opportunities and mentorship have been especially valued by Katherine. Her advice to youth starting their careers is to “open your eyes to possibilities; work hard and enjoy the journey”.


While Katherine is relatively new to WiN, she hopes to get to know the women of WIN better and help the industry tell its story in a compelling way to varied audiences. Katherine has just taken on the role of chair of the WiN-Golden Horseshoe West chapter and looks forward to working with her leading team to help the chapter grow and prosper. Katherine is also a member of WiN-Canada Board.


When Katherine isn’t working she keeps busy raising her three children, singing alto in a community choir and practicing ashtanga yoga.

As created May 13, 2013.  


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