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|Previously, in the field of regional development and entrepreneurship, Catherine Ferembach has contributed as a senior official to promote reflection on the major societal issues affecting youth and the elderly. She continues her work, aiming to achieve equality between men and women in Quebec. Topic: Application of Gender-Based Analysis in Quebec @scf_quebec|
Associate Deputy Minister, Secrétariat à la condition féminine, Gouvernement du Québec
As a graduate with a master’s degree in political science from the Université du Québec à Montréal, Ms. Ferembach became the Executive Director of the Société d’aide au développement de la collectivité du Bas-Richelieu in 1998. In 2001 she was appointed General Manager of Fonds jeunesse Québec, an organization that managed $240 million in funds intended for youth projects, before being appointed Assistant Secretary to the Youth Secretariat at the Executive Council Office from 2004 to 2009. She subsequently served as Assistant Deputy Minister of the Seniors’ Secretariat until the fall of 2014. Since then, Ms. Ferembach has been appointed Associate Deputy Minister in charge of the Women’s Affairs Secretariat.