Ms. Dubé worked as an executive at Global Affairs Canada (GAC) for 23 years and has significant experience in leading teams in complex international and national environments. She had the privilege to represent Canada at the highest level abroad. Mrs. Dubé was Ambassador in Africa. She managed Canada’s network of consulates in the United States and was a member of the Canada-US Fulbright Foundation Executive Board. She also managed GAC’s international education program. Her last assignment in the federal public service, ending in December 2021, was as Inspector General for GAC.
During the last decade, Ms. Dubé distinguished herself in her role as the Dean and Director General of the Canadian Foreign Service Institute – the professional development arm of GAC where, inter alia, she led the development of a new curriculum on inclusive leadership and integrated learning roadmaps for its 14,000 employees.
Before joining the federal public service, Mrs. Dubé worked on Parliament Hill in Ottawa for the Honorable Lloyd Axworthy, Manitoban MP, and minister, as a policy and parliamentary advisor. She has extensive knowledge and experience in the workings of the government and the Canadian federal system.
Mrs. Dubé has a master’s degree in political sciences from the University of Ottawa. She has multiple international and national certifications in intercultural development, and she was certified as a practitioner in change management by APMG International in December 2021.
Roxanne Dubé is currently a consultant working in intercultural effectiveness, equity, diversity, inclusion, change management, strategic planning, and leadership development.
In the last year, she has conducted a Diversity, Inclusion and Equity maturity assessment for a large government agency. She provides training as well as coaches government executives on inclusive leadership, with a particular focus on intercultural competence and equity.
Ms. Dubé lives in the Ottawa region with her multiracial and multireligious family.
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