Ms. Lévesque holds a Bachelor of Psychology from the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM), a Graduate Diploma (GDM) in Management and a Master (MSc), both from HEC Montréal. In 2011, she received the Alma Lepage Award from HEC Montréal, which recognizes the authors of the best-case studies on female leaders.
Ms. Lévesque has accumulated 20 years of experience in managerial positions and participated in various radio and television programs. She is a seasoned psychotherapist as well as a professional coach, working with executives to develop their management and leadership skills. Her professional practice is supplemented by studies conducted on leadership development and executive coaching, as well as interventions in organizations. For those, she offers training workshops on leadership development, communication, conflict management, negotiation and management skills. She has also been a keynote speaker for several organizations.
Ms. Lévesque has always been involved in the community and sits on various boards of directors and advisory committees in Quebec, Ontario, Western Canada and the United States, in differing sectors such as crime prevention, mental health, and entrepreneurship, and is one of the pioneering founders of the Roundtable for the Status of Women in Laval. For five years, Ms. Lévesque was also part of the Desjardins Cooperative Movement where she occupied the elected title of officer for the supervisory committee.
Ms. Lévesque teaches Management Skills at the graduate level at HEC Montréal. She also leads seminars at HEC Montréal’s Executive Education both locally and internationally (Algeria, Tunisia, Lebanon).