Women Building Futures has appointed Carol Moen, P. Eng., as president.
Based in Edmonton, Alta., Women Building Futures provides training and support to help women forge careers in the construction, maintenance and transportation industries.
Moen has vast industry experience gained during a 26-year career with DOW Chemical and as registrar with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). She also recently served the Government of Alberta on the Energy Diversification Advisory Committee, which provided critical insight on opportunities for increasing the value of Alberta’s resources and ultimately creating more energy related Alberta jobs.
Moen said, “I am privileged to provide leadership to Women Building Futures. An organization that is positively impacting the lives of so many women and communities, and while doing that enhancing the diversity of Canadian industry.
“I have always celebrated diversity and have seen firsthand the very positive impact of it in any organization or community. I am committed to making the organization even better and while doing that developing a culture of respect and trust.”
As President, Moen will work with the Women Building Futures Board to set the strategic direction for the organization and then carry accountability for execution and oversight of the plan ultimately ensuring all strategic priorities are met. Moen will also guide the current plans for the organization’s growth and regional expansion.