Jill Bagwe currently serves as the Vice President of Operations for Onlea Corporation, a producer of mindful, online learning tools that are crafted with scholarship, creativity and quality. With a proven ability to manage operational budgets in excess of $15 million and nearly 20 years of professional experience in academia, technology and leadership, Jill leads her team and devises operational strategies to achieve organizational goals with efficiency and propel the company’s mission. Jill works to optimize Onlea’s exceptional service offerings by managing the firm’s people, facilities and processes.
Jill received her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of Alberta, where she was awarded the 2010 Excellence in Leadership Award for her awareness of and attention to issues and concerns that impact the quality of the work and learning environment. She also completed the Supervisory Development Program at the University of Alberta Faculty of Extension. Prior to joining Onlea, Jill served as the Assistant Chair (Administration) for the Department of Chemistry at the University of Alberta where she managed the day-to-day operations of the department encompassing human resources in a complex unionized environment, facilities, and finances.
A pillar of her community and avid philanthropist, Jill is a member of the Alberta Diabetes Foundation Gala and Auction Planning Committee, and has served on committees for the Edmonton Bicycle and Touring Club, Making Waves Swim Club, and the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. She has also helped plan multiple Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science and Technology (WISEST) Symposia and golf tournaments.
Jill resides in Edmonton, Alberta. Outside of her professional endeavors, she enjoys traveling and cooking, and is an avid reader.
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