Kristen Sutherland currently works within Student Services at Nova Scotia Community College. She has championed diversity and inclusion across recruitment, enrolment and admissions processes, over her 20-year career in higher education. Kristen is recognized for her ability to communicate and lead with clear visions, develop strong relationships, empower teams and projects, work collaboratively across matrixed and bureaucratic organizations, as well as maneuver provincial, national and international landscapes. She brings extensive knowledge of international markets, and an aptitude to cultivate strong culturally-relevant relations to meet optimal enrolment targets.