Women in the Canadian Forces: A Discussion with Colonel Jennie Carignan
Mar 8, 2012, 1:30pm-3pm
Colonel Carignan will share her experiences as a woman serving in the Canadian Forces.
From November 2009 to September 2010, she was deployed in Afghanistan to command the Task Force Kandahar Engineer Regiment. Upon her return from overseas, she took up the position of deputy commander 5e Groupe brigade mécanisé du Canada.
Colonel Carignan was also deployed as troop commander in the Golan Heights (UNDOF) and as the chief engineer for the Multi-National Division South -West (MND (SW)) in Bosnia-Herzegovina. She has degrees from the United States Army Command and General Staff College and the School of Advanced Military Studies, where she earned a master’s degree in military arts and science. She also received the Major-General Hans Schlup Award for excellence in international relations. Colonel Carignan was promoted to her current rank in June 2011 and is currently the chief of staff of Land Forces Central Area/Joint Task Force Central.
|Location:||749 York Research Tower|
|Sponsor:||York Centre for International and Security Studies|
|Posted by:||Vivianne Vatavalis|