Jessica Vandenberghe, P.Eng., M.Sc. has worked in the oilsands, mining, regulatory, infrastructure, and consulting industries. She holds a B.Sc. Chemical Engineering Computer Process Control Co-op and an M.Sc. in Chemical and Mining Engineering, both from the University of Alberta. Her career has taken her to communities large and small around the nation and she has sat on many Boards and Councils with stakeholders such as federal, provincial, and municipal governments, with First Nations, Metis Settlements, and Metis Nations, as well as academic institutions and private industry. As a mother of two and an Indigenous female engineer, she is passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion along with Truth and Reconciliation.
She is currently the Assistant Dean (Outreach) and Industrial Professor - Indigenous Engineering for the University of Alberta, Faculty of Engineering, where she oversees a wide portfolio that contributes to the development of well-rounded and ethically-minded engineering students who will ultimately help to build strong and vibrant communities within Canada.
Unsettled: Journeys in Truth and Conciliation – the Podcast that I co-host with George Lee
LinkedIn: Jessica Vandenberghe