Michelle is an astute and seasoned facilitator and OD professional. Her approach to leading and facilitating Health Canada’s annual HR Planning workshop was absolutely instrumental in ensuring the Department had a fully capable network of planners working together to deliver a robust and insightful HR Plan.
— James Kierstead, Director, Planning & Performance, Health Canada
Facilitating an employ(ability) cross-agency initiative serving persons with intellectual disabilities. Impact: Building empathy with service sector professionals to uncover the day-to-day challenges faced by families and persons with disabilities when looking for employment.

Facilitating an employ(ability) cross-agency initiative serving persons with intellectual disabilities.

Impact: Building empathy with service sector professionals to uncover the day-to-day challenges faced by families and persons with disabilities when looking for employment.

Facilitating a strategic planning workshop with leaders in long-term care. Impact: A renewed focus on high-level priorities and performance measures. Alignment of vision and mission with priorities.

Facilitating a strategic planning workshop with leaders in long-term care.

Impact: A renewed focus on high-level priorities and performance measures. Alignment of vision and mission with priorities.

I have received only positive feedback from the participants of the event. I can unreservedly recommend Michelle for both her facilitation processes and strategic planning acumen.
— Robert Leitch, Chair, Ottawa Grace Manor
Facilitating a two day social impact planning session with local non-profit. Impact: Strategic clarity on customers (benefactor) served, renewed clarity on priorities, timing and social impact. A road-map to support growth of a small local non-profit organization so it could reach its goal to deliver its services across Canada.

Facilitating a two day social impact planning session with local non-profit.

Impact: Strategic clarity on customers (benefactor) served, renewed clarity on priorities, timing and social impact. A road-map to support growth of a small local non-profit organization so it could reach its goal to deliver its services across Canada.

It was wonderful to watch Michelle lead the group in shifting the strategic planning discussion from activity based to social impact based. This really helped us renew our focus to the benefactors of our services.
— Jessica Seguin, Executive Director, Fertile Future
Co-facilitating mediation training with Community Mediation Ottawa. Impact:  Building community capacity to deliver mediation services throughout Ottawa.

Co-facilitating mediation training with Community Mediation Ottawa.

Impact:  Building community capacity to deliver mediation services throughout Ottawa.

Michelle brings a very well-defined sense of customer service because she genuinely cares about those she helps. I strongly recommend her for any work relating to organizational change, HR policy analysis and advice.
— Steve, Senior Advisor, Performance and Measurement, Senate of Canada
Facilitating "Building Skills for Change" with Olivia Chow and her team from Institute for Change Leaders Impact:  Strengthening organizing skills for change leaders involved in social justice, climate justice and political change.

Facilitating "Building Skills for Change" with Olivia Chow and her team from Institute for Change Leaders

Impact:  Strengthening organizing skills for change leaders involved in social justice, climate justice and political change.

Michelle is a gem! Any organization fortunate to have her working with them will find a woman who is passionate about what she does, a great communicator and team player.
— Jannah Campbell, Learning Support Teacher, Ottawa Carleton District School Board

Hacking Homelessness with the Design Lab, Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada.

Impact: Using organizational data from Helping With Furniture our team provided quantitative analysis and recommendations on how to scale organizational growth over the next two years.