Le Lézard
Classified in: Business

Bow Valley College President and CEO appointed to the Calgary Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Calgary, Jan. 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bow Valley College is pleased to announce that its President and CEO, Dr. Misheck Mwaba, will be joining the Calgary Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Dr. Mwaba will serve a three-year term on the board.  

"I look forward to working closely with the board on strategic initiatives to address the evolving needs of the Calgary business community," says Dr. Misheck Mwaba. "As President and CEO of Bow Valley College, I am acutely aware of the urgent need to develop and retain a world-class, talented workforce, nurture a diversified economy, and grow our digital ecosystem. I am keen to connect with Chamber of Commerce members and business owners to support their success and entrepreneurial spirit." 

Dr. Mwaba is a champion of Work Integrated Learning (WIL), reskilling and upskilling, and takes pride in liaising with Calgary businesses to understand their labour demands. His work on micro-credentials has been recognized by his peers, government task forces on labour, and think tanks.  

As the leader of a large, complex organization with various stakeholders and a Board of Governors, Dr. Mwaba is well-positioned to take on this role. He has served on several boards and committees across many disciplines, gaining invaluable expertise and providing strategic vision, inspirational leadership, oversight, and fiduciary responsibility.  

He has extensive research and teaching experience obtained through his work at Carleton University, University of Ottawa, Algonquin College, Eindhoven University of Technology and the University of Zambia. His research findings have been presented at conferences and published in peer reviewed journals.

While Dr. Mwaba has been a post-secondary education leader for more than a decade, his experience extends to the private sector. He was a software development engineer in the Netherlands and a mechanical research and development engineer in Canada. He is a Professional Engineer, registered in the province of Alberta.  

Born in Zambia, Dr. Mwaba is the first Black college president in Alberta and is an inspiration to newcomers. He is the recipient of an Alberta Newcomer Recognition Award in career and academics and a Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal. 

Please see below for interviews with Dr. Mwaba and additional information about his vision and bio.  


These press releases may also interest you

at 16:20
WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of securities of Icahn Enterprises L.P. between August 2, 2018 and May 9, 2023, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"), of the important July 10, 2023 lead plaintiff...

at 16:05
Shareholder rights law firm Julie & Holleman LLP is investigating the proposed $30 per share acquisition of Franchise Group, Inc. by the company's senior management team. The firm is concerned about the price being offered as well as potential...

at 11:47
PenFed Credit Union, the nation's second-largest federal credit union, served as the presenting partner of the San Diego Wave's Military Appreciation Night on Friday, May 26, at Snapdragon Stadium vs. the Portland Thorns. The night featured numerous...

at 10:00
Paris Baguette, the bakery café concept with 4,000 units worldwide including nearly 150 in the United States, has seen significant growth in the past year. After a remarkable 2022 and strong first quarter...

at 10:00
Right at Home, the 700-plus location in-home care concept helping seniors and adults with disabilities live comfortably at home, is looking to expand in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The opportunity gives local entrepreneurs a chance to make a difference...

at 08:00
Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential claims against Block, Inc. f/k/a Square, Inc.  ("Block" or the "Company") ....

News published on and distributed by: