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Mentorship program

My Water Path

Program Objectives

The "My Water Path" MentorshipProgram is a joint program of CentrEau and the International Water Association - Young Water Professionals Canadian Chapter.

It is open to students and young professionals members of both organizations.

Through this program, the student community and young water professionals in Quebec will be able to find a mentor to guide them in the development of their careers. Whether in the field of research, private sector, or public/non-profit programs, this program is designed to facilitate the sharing and transfer of knowledge within the water community of practice.

Prerequisites to participate


  • Anyone, with or without mentoring experience, who wishes to invest a few hours per month coaching a student or young professional
  • Consult the Mentor Guide » (English p. 5)


Why become a mentor?

  • Help students and young professionnals bridge the gap between research and the professional environment
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Share knowledge and experience
  • Contribute to the training of the next generation of water leaders


Cohort 2022-2023 is launched!

  • Mentors: registration period is closed
  • Mentees: registration period was from February 4 to 27, 2022

Expected follow-up

  • Participants agree to provide 3 to 4 hours of availability per month. Please note that meetings will be held exclusively at a distance for the moment.
  • CentrEau and the YWP-IWA Committee is committed to providing coaching for the first meetings.
Would you like to get involved in the Mentoring organizing committee? Write to us at

2022-2023 Cohort

Adrien Pierre, Université Laval

Paola Jofre, G3E

Bindu Pabasara Embuldeniya, Polytechnique Montréal

Isa Ebtehaj, Université Laval

Doris Domart, Université Laval

Élaine Robichaud, Hydro-Québec

Laurence Labelle, Polytechnique Montréal

Anna Scheili, WaterShed Monitoring

Romane Hamon, Université Laval

Ramona Pristavita, Terragon Environmental Technologies Inc.

Mohammed Abourich, Polytechnique Montréal

Flavia Visentin, Polytechnique Montréal

Philippe Lagueux, Université Laval

Dominic Roussel, Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques

Felizitas Schlederer, Université Laval

Yan Gilbert, Premier Tech Eau et Environnement

Vincent Crévolin, Polytechnique Montréal

Sylvie Spraakman, Ville de Vancouver

Salmata Diallo, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS)

Viviane Yargeau, Université McGill

Sabine Veuille, Polytechnique Montréal

Élaine Robichaud, Hydro-Québec

Gloria Uwizeyimana, McGill UniversityAnusha Atmakuri, Institut national de la recherche scientifique