Director and Past Chair
Maureen Boyd is Director of Carleton University’s Initiative for Parliamentary and Diplomatic Engagement and a Senior Fellow at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. She has worked in politics, the media and government, including as a communications advisor and public policy analyst, national political and current affairs reporter and host for television news, senior political staffer and special projects manager. She holds an Honours B.A. from the University of British Columbia and Master of Science in Journalism from Columbia University and has lived in Vancouver, Ottawa, New York, Hong Kong, Los Angeles and Washington.
She is extensively involved in fundraising and volunteer work. In 2012, she was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.