GS11 Organizing Committee
Pélagie Lefebvre is a Program Officer with Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC). She oversees programs that enable women and men to enter, excel, and become leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. Principally, Ms. Lefebvre manages the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) program, which provides training in advanced mathematical sciences to graduate students from across Africa. Ms. Lefebvre previously worked as a Program Management Officer with IDRC’s Science and Innovation program, where she coordinated joint initiatives with Canada’s science granting councils. Ms. Lefebvre holds an MSc in rural planning and development from the University of Guelph and a BA in sociology from the Université du Québec à Montréal.