Current students are invited to stop by The Wave,
grab a coffee and engage in some casual career conversation with guest
alumni networkers. This is the perfect place to ask questions and start making
There is no cost to attend this complimentary
event, and the coffee and treats are on us. Students are requested to
Want to attend but unsure what to ask our guest networkers? Make the most of the event experience by reviewing this quick module prepared specifically for Career and Coffee event attendees. Once logged into OWL, click the "Join this worksite now" button.
Please register for the event using your @uwo.ca email address.
Careers and Coffee is presented in partnership between Western Alumni and The Student Success Centre
Guest alumni for March 8, 2017:
Susan Abercromby, BA’98, MEd’00, Susan Abercromby Counselling Services
Susan has been a practicing clinician for over 16 years. She has a Masters
in Education (Counselling Psychology) from Western University. She is also a Certified Canadian Counsellor and Registered Psychotherapist with the
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. She has recently been awarded Adjunct Faculty
position at the Faculty of Education.
Grieve, BSc'85, BA'16, Executive Director, ITS Western University.
seasoned IT leader, Jeff has over 30 years of experience in both private sector
(Banking) and public sector (Higher Education) organizations. He started out as a software developer and
progressed into a variety of Project Management and Executive roles. Information Technology is an integral part
of our personal and professional lives. It has been a very challenging and rewarding journey so far. He is also a strong proponent of lifelong
learning and has just recently completed a degree in Physical Anthropology
Welburn, BESc’03, Project Manager, National Research Council of Canada (NRC)
Welburn is a Project Manager in the Automotive and Surface Transportation
portfolio of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) in London, ON.
Her recent work includes technology planning in the area of digital
manufacturing. Prior to joining NRC, Jennifer held a variety of positions
during her career at General Dynamics Land Systems Canada including her most
recent as Project Engineer for multi-site and multi-disciplinary development
projects and programs. Her professional experiences have included design
engineering, systems engineering, Design For Six Sigma, vehicle testing,
failure analysis and project management. She is a certified Project Management
Professional and a licenced Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario
and graduated from Western University with a BESc in Mechanical Engineering Science.
Keith Gibbons BSc'75, Retired teacher and textbook
Keith Gibbons retired in January 2014 after 35 years of
teaching science for the London District Catholic School Board (15 years as
Science Department Head). During his teaching career, he was a football and
track and field coach at both Catholic Central and Regina Mundi Catholic
College. Keith is a science textbook author and editor for McGraw Hill Ryerson,
having authored or co-authored over 30 science textbooks and/or science
curriculum materials. Keith is a former Science Curriculum Coordinator for the
Science Teachers' Association of Ontario and Board Secretary for Dale Brain
Injury Services and Board member for over 25 years.