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Leslie Meingast

Galt Board Member

Leslie is the chair of the Board of Directors and a founder of Galt Foundation. Leslie is active in public, private and not-for-profit boards & organizations including Cartier, Paris NA; the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT), Vice Chair; Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) International Director; Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) Member and recently completed her term on the SME Advisory Board for the Minister for International Trade. As a thought leader in HR and advocate for diversity, Leslie has been recognized globally. Her organization has been a many time recipient of the “Best to Work For” Award. She is listed in BIV - 3 “Biggest” Organizations owned by a woman in British Columbia and 14th “Biggest” led by a woman. In 2014, Leslie received the Astra Women of Excellence Global Growth Award. In 2012, she received the WEConnect Ambassador Award, in 2009 the International Women of Influence Award, and the WPO Global Growth Award in 2007.