President, Cégep d’Alma
Josée Ouellet has been Director General of Collège d’Alma since 2016. Applying a fresh approach to strategic planning, she has been a successful guide in the development and improvement of the college. Among her achievements is the establishment of Colab, Innovation sociale et culture numérique, a regional social innovation and digital culture laboratory which, through research and innovation, promotes the integration of digital skills in the community.
Josée Ouellet holds a bachelor’s in administration from UQAC and a master’s in business administration-management from Université Laval. She has several years’ experience in management, leadership and change at well-known companies, including upper management positions at Movement Desjardins, for which she founded the Institut coopératif Desjardins, bringing together a number of programs developed in partnership with the academic community. She is known for her capacity to innovate and think outside the box in the area of human and skills development.