George Brown College President Anne Sado receives CICan’s Outstanding Services Award

Ottawa, May 3, 2017 – George Brown College President Anne Sado was recognized with the Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Presidents’ Leadership Network Distinguished Service Award during the association’s annual conference, held in Ottawa. She is recognized not only for her remarkable tenure at George Brown, but also for her outstanding contribution to the college and institute sector as a whole.

Anne Sado has been President of George Brown College since 2004. She is recognized as an exceptional leader with a track record of transformational results and commitment to her community. Since her arrival, the college has doubled its enrolment and significantly increased its physical footprint, while developing strong international partnerships in more than 30 countries. She is also a tireless advocate for work-integrated learning and a strong champion of colleges and institutes’ employment-focused approach to post-secondary education.

“Anne Sado is a well respected leader within the college and institute community and someone whose influence is felt well beyond the walls of George Brown College, not only in Canada, but internationally as well”, said CICan President and CEO, Denise Amyot. “She has always been a proud champion of Canada’s colleges and institutes and a role model for many leaders, making a difference wherever she goes. We are thrilled to recognize her today!”

Colleges and Institutes Canada is the national and international voice of Canada’s publicly-supported colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics. Its members offer over 8000 programs, working with industry and social sectors to train 1.5 million learners of all ages and backgrounds at campuses serving over 3,000 urban, rural and remote communities in Canada. CICan and its members are committed to driving Canadian prosperity by being global leaders in applied education and partnered innovation.



For more information:

Julien Abord-Babin
Senior Strategic Communications Officer
Colleges and Institutes Canada
Tel. : 613-746-2222 ext. 3131
Twitter : @CollegeCan