Kathy Lerette

Kathy Lerette

Kathy Lerette

Mohawk College

Electrical Engineering Technology – Control, 1997
Electrical Engineering Technician – Power, 1994

Senior Vice-President, Business Transformation, Alectra Utilities

Kathy Lerette, who is overseeing the largest merger ever in Canada’s electrical utility sector, uses her impressive career to inspire other women and girls to create and chase dream jobs in the science, technology, engineering and math sectors. Throughout her 37-year career, she has been a pioneer in the male-dominated energy industry and as she has taken on progressively more challenging and important roles, she has worked tirelessly to see the ranks of women grow behind her. Lerette credits her college education for giving her the technical foundation that has powered her career.